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Have a 17 year old Kelvinator N640T side by side no frost fridge freezer. Runs well except ice builds up on the bottom of the freezer compartment and when it builds up too much some melts spilling water onto the floor of the kitchen. Were advised that it could be the door seals (have now replaced them with new ones)but problem is still there except that the ice does not now build up as quickly as before. Were also advised that it could be the defrost mechanism. Any comments welcomed. Thank

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You problem lies in a blocked drain or a broken drain connection to the metal drip tray at the bottom of the freezer heat exchanger. You could try blowing the drain out from beneath the fridge, which is difficult as it is very hard to access. Alternatively you will need to remove the tray. This means you have to remove the contents of the freezer, remove the lower long white metal cover and blow out the drain. Then test the drain with a cup of water. If it leaks into the bottom of the freezer compartment you will have to remove the drain and epoxy the joint together again.
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