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Siemens fridge freezer keeps sounding the alarm but freezing up

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My Siemens fridge freezer keeps sounding the alarm BUT ice is building up inside both the freezer and bottom of the fridge. It's supposed to be frost free.
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Chris

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Sounds like the tube to the evaporator pan might be blocked. Have a look round the back to check if there is water in the evaporator pan (located on top of the compressor. Do you open the doors frequently or leave them open for a while? If the appliance is in a kitchen where the humidity levels are high it could be that the system can't cope with the amount of ice that it has to try and shift

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