Finding ice in the base of a freezer is a common fault. I’ve recently had to repair my own freezer with this problem and this article documents what I did to fix the fault. This issue can affect stand alone freezers, or the freezer section of a fridge-freezer. Sometimes a build up of ice mayread the full article..
Fridge or freezer faults
Sometimes water may appear in the bottom of the fridge. This is usually caused when water created by automatic defrosting cannot run away through the hole in the channel at the back. So it runs into the base of the fridge instead. If you open the door, at the back of many fridges and fridgeread the full article..
Many modern fridges, fridge freezers and freezers are noisy compared with older appliances. Strange gurgling noises and the sound of moving liquid can be heard as the gases are pumped around the system. Some of the noises come from fans (which switch on and off) to blow cold air around. You should get used toread the full article..
One cause of excessive frost and snow-like ice in a fridge or freezer can be a poorly fitting or damaged door seal. If the door seal becomes distorted or worn then the seal will start to allow warm moist air into the freezer or fridge. This can cause snowy ice to deposit around the shelvesread the full article..
Model or serial numbers for fridges and freezers always used to be on the back (as with many other appliances). My own fridge only has its serial number on the back. Fortunately most manufacturers have now realised they should be much more accessible. On a freezer A model and serial number on a modern freezerread the full article..