Question about Viking 42 in Built In Professional Integrated Side by Side Refrigerator - VISB423
Defrost pan is empty Bottom of freezer section has 1/8" ice created. I completly broke out and cleaned, 1/8" ice created again and water is leaking to the floor. Ice Maker is full. Freezer is neither overloaded or does it seam to have any signs of blockage Door appears to be sealing correctly. Problem seams to be ice maker leaking to bottom of freezer and creating ice slab then intermittently leaking thru botViking 42" VISB423 Water leaking from bottom of freezer tom of door ???
You have a clogged drain, it is either clogged with ice or some kind of debris, thaw the freezer out and push a length of weed trimmer line down the drain. The drain is accessible by removing the back wall of the inside of the freezer. If there is no clog then the drain may be freezing up, if that is the case, take a piece of 14 gauge romex wire and loop it several times around the heating element at the bottom of the evaporator and push a few inches of it into the drain, this will get hot and transfer heat when it goes into a defrost cycle which is where the water is coming from in the first place
Posted on Jun 17, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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The manual defrost
reset procedure is as follows : ----
First unplug the unit from main power outlet. Then empty whole unit completely. Then keep both the doors open. Wait for 24 hours. All the ice collected on the coils and in the freezer section will get melted. Clean the water from the sections. Then Connect the power cord of the unit to main power outlet after 24 hours/.Then set the temperature to normal in both fridge and freezer section. Then check, do you notice the same problem, if yes then defrost assembly board is faulty.But in most cases defrost reset procedure helps.----------- Thanks.Helpmech.
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