Question about Refrigerators
Unplug the power to the Fridge, take the items out of the freezer. There is a bottom tray that's inside the freezer that has 2 or 4 screws, remove the screws that holds the floor to the freezer and lift it out. You will probably see a sheet of ice on the bottom of the freezer. You may have to take off the back cover which is inside the freezer, it covers the evaporator. Then you will want to defrost the ice, do not use a heat gun it will melt the inside of the freezer. Best way to thaw it is leave the power off and melt it with hot water (not boiling). Either wet vac out the water as it melts or use a hand towel to mop it up. Sometimes a turkey baster will work to squeegee it out. There is a drain hole in the back that you will see as the ice begins to melt. That needs to be clear and the only way to clear it is to cover it with hot water. You will know that it clears and working when you see the water drain out thru the drain hole in the back of the inside of the freezer. By the way the drain drains thru a pipe thru a tray that's on top of your compressor. That's what heats it and makes it evaporate. Be advised that as you see that it is clearing, you can stop dumping water down there as some may get on the floor as the pan may overflow and dump water on the floor. If that happens, just mop up the water from the floor. Now put it back together again and plug it back in and you should have no further problems.
Posted on Oct 04, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: water collects in the bottom
Check to see if there is any frost buildup in
the back wall of the freezer. If so, it is not defrosting as it should.
Posted on Jul 16, 2008
you have a blocked drain there should be a small cup on the back wall top of the fridge that can be taken out and cleaned or the bottom of the freezer
Posted on Jul 06, 2009
The defrost drain tube is plugged. Move the refrig out from the wall and remove the tube which goes from the center middle of the back to the bottom part of the refrig. Clean out the tube and check the part that goes into the refrig. That part usually comes off with a quarter turn or so, then pull.
Posted on Sep 24, 2009
the drain is probably frozen, unplug unit and defrost manually, use a hair dryer to melt the ice around the drain , be careful not to melt any of the plastic
Posted on Nov 07, 2009
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