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There seems to be a blockage in the drain and every few weeks it ices up trapping the fan blades. Is this a common problem with this model and what can we do to resolve it?

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Don't know what make or model of fridge that you have since you did not supply it. Assuming that yours is a frost free model, the problem is that the defrost circuit has failed causing the evap coil to ice up. Typical problems are that the defrost heater has failed or if yours is an older model, the defrost timer has stopped advancing causing the heater not to turn on. Call a service company and tell them that you suspect that you think the problem is with the defrost and they should be able to help you.

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