Question about Refrigerators
Unplug the fridge, defrost the freezer. You can speed the process using a hair dryer at the bottom of the freezer coils after removing the shelves, baskets and the 6 screws holding the lower half of the shield inside the freezer with a one-quarter inch nut driver or socket, then lifting that cover a few inches. Take note of which 3 screws have a plastic washer.
Remove the cardboard cover from the rear of the fridge. Take note of which 2 screws have a plastic washer. Vacuum out all the accumulated dust inside. Locate the rubber drain tube where it descends from the freezer section to the evaporation pan. Disengage the tube from the pan by lifting and flexing it. Remove the cementatous plug of wet dust from the bottom of the tube.
You can poke it out from the inside with a piece of #14 electrical wire or similar gently pushed down from above by curling it over the bottom metal refrigerant tube, but be gentle and avoid damaging the fins.
Alternatively, keyboard cleaning adapter kit (Google Shop Vac Micro Cleaning kit for an example) is the perfect size to suck out the plug from the outside, and the little wands are perfect to reach in and vacuum out the accumulated dust in all the nooks and crannies.
Have a sponge handy to clean up the stream of water that will flood out of the bottom of the hose when the plug clears.
Assembly is the reverse: ease the rubber tube back into its hole in the side of the tray. Install the cardboard cover, tucking the centre bottom lip inside the steel opening, and overlapping everywhere else. Install the screws, with the 2 plastic washers on either side of the water supply hoses.
If removed, position the white cover so the bottom lip is tucked inside the edge of the aluminium drain tray and install the screws loosely. The screw with the star washer goes bottom centre, no washers on the top two screws and plastic washers on the 3 in between.
Mop up any puddles of water, reinstall the shelves and baskets, plug the fridge back in and enjoy!
Posted on Jun 16, 2013
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Apr 08, 2015 | Frigidaire Gallery Series GLHS269ZDB 36"...
Jul 19, 2011 | Frigidaire Gallery Series GLHS269ZDB 36"...
Jun 05, 2011 | Frigidaire GLRT86TES Top Freezer...
Feb 05, 2011 | Frigidaire Refrigerators
Sep 23, 2009 | Frigidaire Gallery Series GLHS269ZDB 36"...
Sep 14, 2009 | Maytag MSD2756G Side by Side Refrigerator
Jul 31, 2009 | Frigidaire Gallery Series GLHS269ZDB 36"...
Mar 22, 2009 | Frigidaire Side By Side Refrigerator 26...
Jan 27, 2009 | Frigidaire FRS20ZSG
Aug 15, 2007 | Kenmore 55612 / 55614 / 5561 / 655619 Side...
256 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!