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The defrost drain in our Whirlpool refrigerator, model YET17TKXDW03 freezes up so that water backs up and drains into refrigerator. I have thawed it out several times but the condition persists despite adjusting temperatures and making sure that the drain tube is not blocked.
Whirlpool gold fridge gr9shkxkb00. moved the fridge and now freezer defrost waste water freezes blocking cold vents into fridge. ultimately, freezer frosts over, fridge gets warm and fills with dripping water from the melting ice blocking the cold vents. already tried running a metal piece into drain hole attached to coil to keep warm and free from ice. doesn't work. seems coil doesn't get warm either.
HI. There are two causes here, in this situation. The most common will be a faulty defrost timer, or adaptive defrost control board. The defrost mechanism will vary form unit to unit. Most newer units will be equipped with an defrost control board. T ...
Ice is forming in the bottom of my freezer, blocking the drain hole, and dripping water into the refrigerator. We defrosted it, and it worked fine for 2 weeks. Now it's doing it again. The drain hole is not clogged, it just freezes up. It's also not a case of the freezer being too cold. We already tried that. It is a Roper model rt21lmxkq02
Defrost the drain again and use an aluminum wire , maybe 14-16 guage ,inserted into the drain hole approx 4 inches and wrap about 1 turn of the top end of the wire around the calrod defrost heater , This wire , will transfer heat from the heater to t ...
Defrost drain Our Frigidaire Gallery side by side is freezing the water when it defrosts itself. The water is not going out the drain and freezes instead. We used a hair dryer to defrost all the ice under the coils and around drain but drain has a rubber grommet on it and we can't figure out how to get water to run out. Is the rubber grommet suspose to come out?? Model number is FRS26ZGHW3 Or is there another drain somewhere beside under the coils because this one with the rubber grommet
That pipe is the drain tube. Must be clogged. ...
There is water pooling and freezing on the bottom of the freezer section of my frost free unit. It is an LG GR359SQ. I am in the middle of thoroughly defrosting it using a hair dryer. I am not sure this will work. I am following the solution for a blocked water drain in it. I went to take off the inside back panel but after taking out 2 screws I see the side panels appear to be interlocked with the back and I hesitate to go further as I feel a bit over my skills limit. (probably more my confiden
Defrost is OK, but you need to be sure you defrost the water drain outlet !\015\012see this page with images that might suggest the fix.\015\0 ...
Drain hole in fridge full water running out front of fridge dosent appear to be blocked with gunge.this fridge freezer has been a real frustration.The freezer regularly freezes up and we have to take the back cover off and defrost it with a hairdryer weeks before it makes loud cracking noises and then the warning lights come on. Is there anything i can do other than buy a new one ?
Hotpoint FFM70 Bottom Freezer Refrigerator
Its a side by side pure source the freezer part the coils behind the panel keep freezing up solid like a block than the fridge and freezer stop working is there some kind if drain that might be pluged or is it a defrosting element that might have went bad
It can be the timer , element or hi limit ...
Frigidaire FRS26R4A Side by Side Refrigerator
My westinghouse RT 169 refrigerator has worked perfectly for 35 years but now the defrost does not work. The water from the back of the deep freeze when it defrosts is not running away and builds up as ice in the drain until I have to take out the back panel in the deep freeze and defrost manually. The drain pipe is clear. Any suggestions?
GE Monogram ZIS36 Side by Side refrigerator built-in about 15 years old. Defrost problem.
Freezing compartment has ice running down the sides. Both refrigerator and freezer work fine. I have cleared the drain tube of debris and cleaned condenser. Problem persists.
Do I replace:
1. Defrost Control
2. Drain Trough Heater
3. Defrost Heater
4. Defrost Thermostat
It seems as if the Defrost Heater is working fine, otherwise the icicles would not be running down sides of freezer and e
I have two whirlpool refrigerators. Both have the same problem. The defrost drain and drain pan under the evaporator coil freeze. Then the defrost cycle causes water to drip down into the frig section. At that point I have to remove the ice maker and evapoator cover to access the frozen drain pan. After getting the ice to thaw all the way down in the drain hole, I get to put it back together and reload the freezer. Do you have any solutions for this evident design flaw. I had bought the second r
Under the cabinet in the back is a drain tube with a loop for air seal. this loop will sometimes become plugged. Clean it and it may resolve your problem. I use a small section of automobile speedometer cable as a mini roto rooter. ...
My maytag side by side model mzd2752gr is leaking water on the floor from the freezer. This model does not have a drain pan. I am sure the drain port in the back of the freezer is not draining, but could it be a problem with the evaporator system that using compressed air to blow through the drain port may cause damage somewhere. One week ago, I replaced the defrost timer and defrost thermostat/heating element due to the freezer freezing up and the refrigerator not cooling. This water leaking pr
Are you sure the drain port isn't frozen over and thus not allowing water out?If it is, you simply have to defrost it and if that doesn't work then clearing these plugs can be tricky and sometimes\015\012requires the application of a care ...
Kenmore / GE side by side defrost drain keeps freezing up
Check under the base, the tube must be clear to the water tray, often there is a rubber flow restrictor, this either perishes or blockes, either way remove it, defrost over night and then turn back on, should then work ok within 24hrs.\015\012Regards ...
Kenmore 55612 / 55614 / 5561 / 655619 Side by Side Refrigerator
Our defrost drain in our Whirlpool top freezer continues to freeze over and plug up. We use a steamer and open in completely, where water and air go all the way to the bottom drain pan. A week later it is frozen up again. And just keeps adding more water and freezing on the bottom of the freezer.
Whirlpool (ET8FTEXSQ) Top Freezer Refrigerator
We have a Whirlpool top-freezer refrigerator model number ET1PHKXPT01. We have owned it for 5 1/2 years. The drain from the freezer compartment freezes and ice backs up onto the floor of the freezer. We have thawed it out twice in the past 5 years, the most recent time 3 weeks ago and now it is frozen again. As we prepare to defrost it the third time I am wondering if we should use a copper wire placed down the drain and attached to the defrost coil as our solution? Or could this be a mecha
My KitchenAid Subra fridge. it seems like the freezer is always producing cold air. It keeps the freezer so cold that it freezes the drain plug were the condensation is suppose to drain out of the freezer after the defrost cycle. it will also freeze the airways between the freezer and the refrigerator side. every time we open the freezer cold air is continously plowing cold air out of the air duct. We adjusted the temperature to the warmest setting but it seems like it did not help. any ideas?
Hi,\012 \012There can be many reasons why your refrigerator is freezing your food. To see what could be happening and to figure out how to possibly fix your problem. Take a look at this tip which contains many of the causes and solut ...
We have a Westinghouse WSE6100SA - side by side fridge freezer. Still under warranty. The repair guys have been twice now to temp fix the freezer, to no avail. the freezer is not freezing or I should say it stops freezing because the vent where the air flows through block with solid ice and when the defrosting cycle starts(warm air is pumped through the freezer) it doesnt stop and all the food defrosts. The purchaser, Repairer and Westinghouse/Electrolux are not fulfilling their warranty obliga
This could also be an issue with simply too much food in the fridge blocking some of the air channels or that there are containers in there which are uncovered which contribute to high humidity in the box.The unit may also be left open too much. &nbs ...
My Amana Top Freezer keeps leaking condensate water into the refrigerator section. The drain, which is located in the right rear of the refrig. section is not blocked. It keeps freezing at this point, causing it not to drain. What could be the problem. The Ref. is 19n years old, but still peroforms very well. The just started. Please do not tell me that there is something blocking the hole, like dirt or insulation, etc. I cleaned everything out and even poured a quart of water several tim
The water may appear to drain properly but if the water moves so slowly it can freezes there is so type of blockage it seems. i've had a few fridges act in a similiar fashion. if you have a shop vacuum use it on the one end of the hose using your h ...
Hi I have A GE 18 cube frig model GTA18QBNBWW.
Initially the food on the top shelf was freezing in the frig
I discouver the coils were blocked by massive clumps of cat fur.
i cleaned it out.
next day i noticed that the freezer was frosting. there was already a problem in the frig side.
I took the back of the freezer apart, ran hot water down the drain and thawed a blocked drain. i also found a blockage into the tray which i cleared. i then cleared the evapourator coil of frost and wiped dow
You have done a good job so far . so next ck the dampner at the top in the fresfood side . it may be stuck open causing the freezing . but the evap coil was frozen so you may have a heater out in the free ...
Refrigerator frost free refrigerator has more frost in the freezer than normal later the the drain in the freezer freezes. i read about the copper wire hung on the defrost heater and put down the drain. because of the extra frost i see first, i wonder if the defrost heater itself have a problem
It may well be the defrost control. They have a turn slot to advance them if the timer quits. You need a little aptitude to find this and check it. If you think you can do it let me know, and I will walk you through it. ...
LG LFC25760 French Door Refrigerator
The drain line in the freezer freezes up. ever time the freezer goes into defrost the tray under the coils fills up and eventualy over flows into the frige. I have to turn off the unit and let the ice melt in the freezer and the drain line. once its drain the water out I pour hot water into the drain line to make sure it drains into the pan in the bottom of the unit. I have fished a wire into the drain line till it comes out in the bottom pan to make sre something isnot clogging the line.. I ha
Hi,Check out these tips...they can help you figure out what is going wrong withyour refrigerator and Refrigeratornot Cooling or Fridge not ...
Frozen evaporator From what I can tell looking at the wiring diagram this unit initiates defrost with a defrost timer. I can manually initiate defrost by following the instructions on the back of the diagram, but this appears to be the only way to defrost this freezer. If left alone...the evaporator completely freezes up and the defrost tray turns into a solid block of ice. That's when everything in the freezer and fridge begin to melt (go bad). All of the wiring has good connections (checke
If you can initiate the defrost cycle my manually turning the knob then your problem is with the defrost timer. $77 seems unusually high...try googling appliance parts, there are many online stores that offer discounted parts. ...
Kenmore 57029 Side by Side Refrigerator
Water freezing up at the bottom of the freezer and periodically leaking out the bottom. Have already taken off the back panel and couldn't really get a chance to see if the drain is clogged. But I poured some water and it did not drain. I had to vacuum the water out. Not sure if it just drains slowly or blocked. But no way to get any further with the drain. Could it be another problem?
It might be that your water connection is leaking,depending on what unit it is. ...
I have a model ET19RKXFW01. The water drain pan freezes in the freezer section and water drains down into the refrigerator section. I have taken out the bottom pan and defrosted the drain pan area in the back so the water drains down to the floor level through the tube to the collector pan. I then have put the freezer back together and the same problem occurs within 2 weeks.
Sound like clogged drain line(s) ...
Freezer Troubles Our evaporator coils are half blocked with ice or frost.
How do we:
Check to see if defrost timer is advancing/switching.
Check defrost heater.
Check defrost thermostat. (Limiter)
Check for clogged drain hole in defrost pan.
De-ice the unit.
Skap, the question is whether the evaporator coils are completely frosted up or just the top section. Frigidaire has had a lot of issues with restrictions which would cause just freezing on the top half. I will attach some pictures. Your unit has an ...
Frigidaire FRS26KR4A Side by Side Refrigerator