Question about Freezers
Rusty water melting from the drain pan or insulation. Check the condenser is clean, and the drain dan that sits on top of the compressor isn't split.
Posted on Jun 08, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Small upright freezer
sounds like dust from the air it shouldnt damnage freezor but make shure to clean the condensor every few months to make the freezor last longer its in the back behind the back cover
Posted on Aug 29, 2007
SOURCE: water collecting in fridge
look in back of fridge and find the drain tube it lets the wter from defrosts trickle into the vaporizer pan in back by the compressor. they pug up. you can clear it with a good wet dry shop vac and good suction on the tube. you should be able to hear suction inside the freezer when you **** it in the back. sometimes these plug up then freeze. you can take interior panels apart in freezer to access or thaw it 48 hours then try the vac. good luck
Posted on Nov 10, 2008
CHeck to make sure your freezer is 0 to 5 degrees. If it is warmer than that the water valve wont open to the ice maker. Have you replaced the water filter?
Posted on Nov 19, 2008
the drain pipe you cleaned out has a p-trap that holds water. after awhile this trap will build up sludge and possibly freeze up. i recomend defrosting the drain pan again and try some way to forcfully flush hot water thru the drain. I use a turkey baster filled with water to do this. if the drain continues to freeze you may need to install a heat trap to keep drain from freezing.
a heat trap is just a piece of 10-12 guage solid copper wire with about 3 inches in the drain and the other end wrapped around the defrost heater which is the BLACK rod attached to the bottom of the evaporator coil in the freezer compartment. if you need any further assistance just let me know Peyton
Posted on Jan 27, 2009
Hello, this sounds like you have a blockage in the drain tube, remove bottom shelf from fridge and remove the styrofoam..you may see ice build up...melt ice with hair dryer/heat gun...you will see a pan below evaporator...melt ice in pan...dry water up in pan with paper towel...now you should see a hole in pan that leads to drain tube...pour some hot water in pan..wait a couple minutes..mop up water and repeat this step 2-3 times....once you have done this find some flexible curatain wire or electrical wire..poke down the hole until you see the water drain..now it is clear..put back panel back and you are good to go. The reason you see water in the Freezer is because the water has been leaking into the freezer instead of running into the drain hole...Please feel free to comment again if you need any further assistance. Mike
Posted on Aug 31, 2009
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