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Dripping water inside

CoolTech Fridge/Freezer has suddenly started to drip a lot of water from the front internal vent. I have checked the door seals and they are all ok. I thought it may be a blocked rear condensation drip pipe but this is not accessible through the sealed back panel. What can be done?

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  • Anonymous Aug 23, 2008

    same situation.Lots of water!!!!

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    Water is dripping from the water dispenser on the outside door. It is enough water that the little tray fills up and water drips down the front of the refrigerator door. Any ideas on how to fix this?

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At the back of the refrigerator, you will find a evaporation tray, unscrew it and empty it.

Posted on Sep 06, 2008

  • Anita pennington Oct 27, 2011

    no can't see it. I have a wine cooler compartment in top of fridge

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The door gasket is not sealing properly and needs to be renewed.

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Even a frost free freezer will still ice up at times in the areas away from the heated defrost area and the drain line can freeze. This icing causes the pipe work to the compressor to ice over or sweat and cause a puddle. Or if the drainage has frozen over, it will need to be de-iced. ( usually the line is under the freezer bottom plate covering. Towards the back of the unit) And there is another inside the fridge area also.
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