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Leakage westinghouse frost free RP423

Water continually leaks from under right front corner of fridge

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You need to remove the clog in the drain line from the freezer to the condenser, Look under the fridge for the plastic drain line and blow it out or otherwise clear it, Then insure that the unit is level. Sooner or later you need to clean the freezer drain pan. After using up your frozen food, remove the back panels of the freezer and clean the area well.

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Posted on Oct 29, 2008

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SOURCE: Westinghouse RP423 Freestyle fridge cooling failure

I am going to assume you are in the UK. the voltage is higher than most household refrigerators here in the USA. Disconnect power to refrigerator and check continuity on two of the three terminals of the compressor at a time until you measure the resistance in the windings all the way around. The terminals should be marked R, S and C. (Run, Start and Common) you should get a reading with your multimeter all the way around. When you have done this and have the readings I want you to touch one end of your multimeter to the metal pipes or any clean metal outside the compressor and the other to one of the three terminals one at a time like you tested before. With your multimeter set up the same, see if you get a reading from metal housing to the three pins, or terminals c, r and s. You should get no reading. If you do, the compressor is a burn out and on the first test if you don't get a reading on the two at a time test between two post that is considered to be open or broken windings. The compressor does have an internal overload that may be open also. But if cool at time of test, and it shows up the compressor in bad. Let me know what you find...Thanks, Sea Breeze

Posted on Apr 24, 2009

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Your drain tube may be stopped up with ice at the upper end because it drains too slow because it's stopped up at the lower end in the evaporator pan under the unit at the floor. It can get dust and mold in it. Once you get the ice out at the top a little pressure with a turkey baster will usually clear it out. Flushing it out with hot water and clorox may help. Make sure it drains quick enough to prevent refreezing. . The drain should be located below the evaporator coils on the lower back of the freezer.

Posted on Jul 01, 2009

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SOURCE: my Westinghouse side by side frost free fridge

Can be anything from a damper / cold control issue to a to cold freezer. As for the frost on the food items in the frzr. Most of the time it is normal, especially when the items are in bags or loosely wrapped. Air is the culpert,
air is a gas...at room temp you can't see it. As it cools it condenses to a liquid, as it gets colder it frosts to ice crystals. Vacuum pak or rap tight in plastic and then zip lock removing as much air as possible.

Posted on Mar 08, 2010

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UNPLUGGED FOR 24 HOURS AND LET IT TOTALLY DEFROST.

Posted on Apr 24, 2010

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