Question about Frigidaire FRS3R5EMB Side by Side Refrigerator

2 Answers

Ice in the bottom of frigidaire side by side frost proof freezer

Water accumulates in the bottom of frigidaire side by side frost proof freezer and freezes. Eventually it overflows and comes out the bottom of the freezer door. Actual model is F45ZR24J Side by Side Frost Proof refrigerator.from around 1999-2000 model year.

Posted by on

  • 2 more comments 
  • Anonymous Aug 08, 2008

    have taken trays out to discover a leak at the bottom of plastic tubing to the water reservoir. to retrieve water at the spout the reservoir connection on bottom side leaks as though it has a split at the base of the nipple. would like response to this problem and price of reservoir.

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    nothing stays cold or frozen. Both sides do not keep temperature. I cleaned alot on the back of the frig and left if unplugged all night and then re-plugged it and set the dials to factory settings and it all worked and ice was being made and then a day later it all began not cooling again on both sides.

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    I have the kenmore elite, model 596.73502203. The bottom freezer has frost and the light did not come on.

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    i have a Frigidaire freezer that keeps leaing water at the bottom

×

Ad

2 Answers

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 213 Answers

Take all the bottom shelves and baskets out of the freezer. look at the back wall of the freezer. youll see a block of ice in a metal pan looking part at the bottom of the rear panel. there is a hole in the bottom of that pan. thats the defrost drain. its clogged. use a hair dryer to get all the ice out then use hot water to flush out the drain hole.

Posted on Nov 29, 2007

Ad
  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

I had the same problem. I used chris72's solution and it appears to be fixed. Fingers crossed!

Posted on Apr 25, 2009

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
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.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Why would we get ice build up underneath bottom bskt in freezer?


because your drain is clogged and now frozen, now the defrosted frost is staying in the freezer. you must defrost the drain and than, clean the drain and insure that water can flow out into the drain pan.

Aug 10, 2014 | Frigidaire Refrigerators

1 Answer

Ice accumulates on the bottom of the frezzer


if frost free freezer then maybe drain tube plugged up with ice.defrost freezer and restart (unplug till ice melts)or drain hose is dirt plugged

Nov 23, 2011 | Samsung RS2630WW Side by Side Refrigerator

1 Answer

Heavy frost accumulates just inside freezer door (and on adjacent foods) -- next to refrigerator door


Check your freezer door seal especially where the frost is the heaviest. Also check and make sure that you ice shoot for the thru the door ice is closing.

Jun 24, 2011 | Frigidaire 22.6 Cu. Ft. Side-by-Side...

1 Answer

Side by Side Freezer ice build up and water in the


Either the drain hose is plugged up with ice and not dripping into evaporator tray, or the defrost unit needs to be replaced.

Aug 04, 2009 | Frigidaire 20.3 Cu. Ft. Frost-Free Upright...

2 Answers

Water is accumulating inside the bottom of the freezer.


Hi, The defrost drain behind the rear freezer panel is plugged. Remove the rear panel and clear the ice away from the drain. Then you will need to flush the drain hole with hot water to make sure it is open.
Some models require an after market drain heat kit.
Please get me your model # and I can look this up to let you know if you need that heat kit.

Thanks
Vic

Jul 13, 2009 | Frigidaire FRS26R4A Side by Side...

1 Answer

Water accumulates at the bottom of the freezer unit and leaks


You must clear the drain of anything that would cause water to pool up after each defrost cycle. Check your door gaskets for wear. Air entering the ice box can cause excessive frost.

Jul 06, 2009 | Refrigerators

1 Answer

Water accumulation in bottom of freezer in Frigidaire FRS26ZSHB5


take out everything and at the lower inside back of the freezer you have a drain ..... pour hot water till it opens / the water comes from you evap when it goes into defrost and it cant get out the drain / Larry

Nov 25, 2008 | Frigidaire Refrigerators

1 Answer

Ice build-up


Defected DEFROST HEATER can cause frost build up on the panel at the back of the freezer,and freezer stop cooling and ice frozen on unit so air could not flow to refrigerator side.Water will coming out caused of unbalanced freezing,and causing the flooding of water in the floor. You must change this defroster heater assembly so it will works normal again..


Hope this may help;

Regards,
VOTIT

Sep 22, 2008 | Frigidaire 20 cu. ft. / 566 liter Upright...

1 Answer

Frost accumulation on ice maker


Normally the frost is taken away during defrost so if things get worse we need to look at the defrost timer.If freeze temps.begin to rise let me know, Thanks JT

Oct 24, 2007 | Frigidaire FRS26KF5C Side by Side...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Frigidaire FRS3R5EMB Side by Side Refrigerator Logo

921 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Frigidaire Refrigerators Experts

Charles T Nevin
Charles T Nevin

Level 3 Expert

4070 Answers

John Tripp
John Tripp

Level 3 Expert

4655 Answers

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8220 Answers

Are you a Frigidaire Refrigerator Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...