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Good Morning I have a miele refrigerator with dynamic cooling

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Good Morning
I have a miele refrigerator with dynamic cooling K12620 SD.
The condensate channel is constantly full of water, I can get rid of it by blowing a piece of pipe down the drainhole, but it quickly fills up again. Please can you help me?
Many thanks
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Hello My name is Ian ~ I am not on the site constantly so please be patient whilst waiting for responses to you queries - give me a minute and I will do a quick check.
I havent forgotten you, some of these were built by Liebherr for Miele I just want to clarify which version you have got.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Ian , I am still waiting to hear from you. Do you have any advice for me??
Let me have your phone number and I'll call you back its easier to explain the likely problem - I'm still waiting for Liebherr to come back to me.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Please can you send me details by e mail. I am not always at home by the fridge - I look forward to hearing from you
OK in simple terms the drain hole at the back of the refrigerator feeds in to a pipe that runs down the back of the fridge into a tray that sits on the top of the motor (compressor) When it goes into defrost this water passes through the hole, down the pipe and sits in the tray. Once the defrost is over the motor comes on and the heat from the motor evaporates the water.
If for some reason something gets stuck in the pipe this restricts the flow of water which backs up the pipe and you get an overflow in the fridge. This is usually caused by a pea or piece of paper getting trapped in the pipe or rarely if the pipe gets crushed during manufacture. In the latter case you will need an engineer visit to fit an external drain pipe, in the former you need to get a steamer and force steam down the drain hole to try and force the obstruction out and into the tray.
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