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Ideal Fridge Freezer model EURSBS427SS has an open reservoir

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Ideal Fridge Freezer model EURSBS427SS has an open reservoir at the rear. Is this water or refrigerant. Very dirty. Should I empty it?
JA: How long have you had your EURSBS427SS?
Customer: two to three years.
JA: What have you tried so far?
Customer: Nothing. Unsure whether it’s an overflow or a reservoir to replace lost refrigerant.
JA: Anything else you want the Electronics Expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: No

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The open reservoir is condensate from the inside walls of the appliance. It does no harm to sponge it out and clean it, but generally it looks after itself through evaporation. If it ever overflows, then there's a fault with the fridge.

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