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FF200EP Fridge Freezer - water leak at bottom front of freezer door and ice forming at bottom of freezer.

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  • myronuk Feb 14, 2009

    Frost free!!!!



    The problem had to be resolved quickly - no fridge/freezer - and so I called in their service dept.



    Surly chap, defrosted the back with a hair dryer, Hotpoint charged just under £100 for this, even though F/F was only 1yr 2 wks old.



    Will never buy Hotpoint again.

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    Water leaking on floor

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    ice sheets form on bottom of freezer. it seems to be running stream of water from the condesnser vents in the back.

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    ice leak under bottom freezer

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    I have a Kenmore fridge... freezer on bottom and the seal from the top door is leaking, any ideas why?

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    My Samsung fridge/freezer is leaking at the bottom where the freezer is situated. I have cleared it out and made sure the door is closed properly but still happens. Any help

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I had the same problem, the fridge would leak overnight (usually) I found with some more searching the answer..... try it at you own risk!
Here are 2 detailed answers depending on your circumstances/technical ability....Turn off fridge....
1. Defrost fridge...catch all the water
or
2. Work quickly....
Remove drawers, at the back of the fridge there is a panel with 5 phillips screws (note that there are long and short screws). Remove the screws and the panel. (if you chose the second option then this will be "frozen in place" so you will get crunching noise when you peel it away - so be careful when removing it). At the top of the panel is a connector that powers the fan, squeeze the 2 sides in to remove. This will allow the panel/ducting to be removed from the fridge. (If you chose option 2 you will now probably see a large lump of ice over the drain hole).
Remove ice or debris from drain hole, re-asssmble not forgetting to connect the fan again!!!) then repower the fridge following the instructions as you will get the alarms... the fridge cools and the warning lights dissapear.......24 hours on mine is OK!
Mal Function

Posted on Dec 28, 2008

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