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There is a lot of ice in the freezer . I don't know how to remove it ? please help me.

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If the case is cracked or there is a leaking door seal this will allow moist air from outside the unit to come in and release its moisture. Cracks are easy to see. You can also inspect the seals fairly easily.
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Moisture flows to the coldest part of the inside, much like humid air settles droplets on the outside of a cold glass in the summer. The coldest part is the coil assembly which would be behind a panel at the back of most freezers. Below this assembly and hopefully not covered by a panel is a drain hole. It needs to be clear for things to work properly. See if you can find it in the back bottom of the freezer.
If there is ice plugging it you need to clear it. Don't pick at it because the inside of a freezer doesn't like scratches and scrapes. Those create opportunities for rust if the unit lasts long enough. Put a few towels in the bottom of the freezer to catch overflow. Then pour the hottest tap water you can get slowly over the ice. Once it is clear the drain lets the water go into a pan underneath the unit and eventually evaporates. You will hear it when it clears.
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