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why does my fridge/freezer keep having a small pool of water at the bottom??

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mckenzie Thu 03-Sep-09 10:55:24

It's a tall thin 80 % fridge with a small 20% freezer at the top. The bottom is one salad/veg tray and a space where we keep drink bottles/cans etc. The puddle appears right in the middle, resting on the base of the fridge. Any ideas please what's causing it? I cant find any mention of this problem in the booklet.

TIA

TimeForMe Thu 03-Sep-09 11:39:55

Is the little drain hole at the back clogged? You need to get a very long cable tie and give it a good broddle to clear it, the little plastic broddle they supply with the fridge isn't long enough to do the job properly. HTH smile

mckenzie Thu 03-Sep-09 11:58:33

thanks timeforme - i shall go and give it try.

stripes200 Thu 03-Sep-09 12:02:27

Turn down the thermostat a little bit. If it's too high it will be over frosting and dripping.

I just did the same thing with mine.

kreecherlivesupstairs Thu 03-Sep-09 12:55:53

Our does that if there is anything touching the back wall of the fridge.

MrsFrin Thu 03-Sep-09 13:11:12

Agree with time for me, ours also does this if there's any ice on the plastic shelf bit on the back wall of the fridge which stops the drips draining into the hole

MrsAsp Wed 09-Sep-09 21:50:36

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