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Kelvinator fridge icing up on back wall

Hi there my Kelvinator upright fridge freezer has a problem... in the upper (fridge) compartment ice keeps building up on the back wall... dows anyone know how to fix this problem?

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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You need to defrost the whole fridge and at the back in the freezer compartment you will c a small drainage hole.. look for it.. The get a piece of say hanger wire and clean this pour some hot water from a kettle down it and then start your fridge up again. that should sort your problem out ... if not then its either a sensor or a board fault...

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SOURCE: Maytag side by side refridgerator

the drain tube is clogged or maybe frozen, remove the restriction and you will have no more problem

Posted on Apr 10, 2008

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You problem lies in a blocked drain or a broken drain connection to the metal drip tray at the bottom of the freezer heat exchanger. You could try blowing the drain out from beneath the fridge, which is difficult as it is very hard to access. Alternatively you will need to remove the tray. This means you have to remove the contents of the freezer, remove the lower long white metal cover and blow out the drain. Then test the drain with a cup of water. If it leaks into the bottom of the freezer compartment you will have to remove the drain and epoxy the joint together again.
Not a job for the faint hearted!
JB

Posted on May 05, 2008

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SOURCE: Kelvinator 360 Fridge Wheel Adjustment

If you have the manual.... check under leveling your appliance.
I don't know Kelvinator but most have screws/bolts that can be turned behind the air vent cover at the bottom front of the fridge that will raise or lower the fridge. Sorry I couldn't be of more help.

Posted on Jun 30, 2008

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SOURCE: Ice in freezer compartment

Check to see if your drain tube is clear. Sometimes it freezes up at the base of the rear cover in these bottom freezers. Causing an ice dam.

Posted on Jun 30, 2008

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Sounds like its got blockage.
There is a channel that allows cold air to "fall" into the bottom chamber. There is also a return. Typically the "fall" chamber is choked with either something that fell in and was trapped, frozen solid with ice or algie has grown and closed the hole.
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The most common cause of that is a malfunction of the automatic defrost system. Do you see a bunch of frost on back wall of freezer? if yes it's not defrosting or perhaps the fan in the freezer that circulates air into fresh food compartment has failed,no frost build up if it's the fan, do you hear the fan?

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Hello, I have a kelvinator fridge. my fridge is not working properly. actually it's not as cold as it should be and the main problem is that the freezer is not making ice and there is no ice formation on...


You can have many different problems.
1. Bad temp control
2. Failing compressor
3. Defective start cap
4. Defective overload protector
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I suggest you call a service company.

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hi,
a manual defrost? unplug and get a 9by11 cake pan and a bunch of towels and a hairdryer. put the hairdryer on LOW only and get it positioned in the freezer (door) compartment so its pointing towards the back. cake pan in the bottom towels below. and on the floor. leave the door open about 3 or 4 inches but NOT shut so you have some air circulation. and check it frequently. make sure the hair dryer isnt pointed at the plastics at all. takes a day. pull it from the wall, remove the rear access cover behind the fridge and blow it out with a vac or air compressor too. theres an access panel inside the freezer and if your handy, your ice blockage causing that problem lives behind there in the freezer. use caution if your going to attempt taking that plate off inside. use nothing sharp.
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Read the below :-

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