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Bosch KGU44120 frost free fridge freezer (6 years old) generates ice on floor of freezer compartment within a couple of hours. Maintains -20C temperature no problem.

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Drain is blocked in freezer. take back panel off inside the freezer and you will probably find that the bottom is covered with ice. melt off with a hairdryer and hot water till water flows freely down the drain. needs a bit of patience

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