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UPRIGHT FREEZER HOW CAN I STOP CONDENSATION DEVELOPING ON THE UNDERNEATH OF TMY FREEZER ? Tim. Tim@MsnSport.com

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Some units have a selector switch that says; reduce moisture/save energy. If you have this its obvious what to do. If you don't have one or are getting condensation anyway, check the door gasket. Make sure its getting a proper seal. The outside air has water in, aka, humidity. If the unit sucks air from outside, as it cools it will condense and make dropletts accumulate on the top. The drainage from the defrost may also be seeping in and cause the water too. Especially if its on the bottom. It may have a clogged drain line.

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Greg,
That is usually a heating element that is used to prevent condensation from developing in that area. It should cycle on and off and be slightly warm, but not get real hot. Check around your controls and see if there is a switch for something like Energy control or something like that, the exact term is escaping my memory, and you might be able to turn it off. Hope this helps!

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My frostier upright freezer is leaking water onto the floor.


Leaking at door is usally result of condensation or moister due to bad door seals letting air in? or if u have clogged condensation drain plug in fridge which allows a back up of water and to build up and leak at the door seal

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How do you stop the condensation in breathing tube


I am assuming the breathing tube is the evaporator drain underneath the refrigerator freezer. You do not stop the condensation. This tube gets rid of the condensate that forms during defrost of the evaporator. The condensate drains into a provided collecton pan under your refrigerator. If the tubing has fallen out, this can cause the condensate to pour out into the floor and can cause damage to flooring and walls.
Pull the refrigerator out and remove the 6 to 8 1/4 inch drive screws that hold on the cardboard cover on the lower back side. Find the tubing and direct it back into the evaporation pan provided. It will be near or under the condensor fan.
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I have a GE Profile fridge that is pooling water inside on the bottom portion of the fridge and dripping out onto the floor in front of the fridge. I checked the freezer portion of the fridge and found...


The drain in the freezer behind back lower panel
needs opening. You can see it at the bottom of the back panel
underneath the evaporator coils. (The cold coils)
Run Hot water in the drain until it clears or use a hairdryer.
When the defrost melts the water it goes down the drain
If the drain is clogged with Ice or ? The defrost water
overflows into the ref. or freezer
Run Hot water in the drain until it clears or use a hairdryer.
Also check fan undernearh Ref in the rear
Clean condenser coils underneath
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Water leaks from underneath


Make sure your drainage tube is not plugged.
Check inside the back of your fridge to make sure the little cup that collects condensation from your freezer compartment is not plugged with food or ice.
(I had that happen in my fridge,different model). I had lots of water on the floor of the fridge until I found this solution here on fix-ya.
Also, make sure your fridge is set right for the the humidity levels you have may experience.
Get a hold of the manual for your fridge if you don't have it, and make sure freezer is not too cold.
If you have a lot of condensation on the outside of your door, look inside your freezer and try some different settings.
I'm not sure if this helps at all. Try blowing with a blow dryer on your condensation container area on the inside of the fridge.
I'd love to know if this helped.

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Condensation dripping from top of refrigerator


The problem is the defrost drain trough is plugged with ice. You will have to turn off the refrigerator, remove the freezer back panel and use a baby aspirator to help you apply and remove hot water to melt the ice. Then insert the aspirator in the drain hole to blow out any thing that may have gotten lodged inside. You will hear the water draining now to the pain underneath the refrigerator. Hope that helps you, good luck!!
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Condensation has formed and frozen behing the door panel. You can live with it, or take apart the panel and dry it out - you may have to replace some insulation. Hope this helps!

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I have a Lec upright freezer which is working normally, apart from water on top of the freezer. I dry it and then a few hours later it is wet again. The freezer is located in a utility room. Any help...


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I have a zanussi fridge freezer combination, it is a frost free model, Im developing lots of frost in the freezer which never used to happen and the fridge is not getting cold, some condensation does...


Hello Mr Barnard

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You said, You have a zanussi fridge freezer combination, it is a frost free model, And you're developing lots of frost in the freezer which never used to happen and the fridge is not getting cold, some condensation does appear inside the fridge, it is 2years old.

Frost could mean a few things.
Is the freezer cold but the fridge not?
If so the freezer may be so full that the articles are covering the air vents in the back that share the cold air with the fridge.
I've have seen the freezers packed to the hilt!

More things to check.
Is the condenser in the back or under the front of the fridge. If it is under the front of the fridge you must remove the plastic grill`(The condenser is the thin black metal tubing that runs back and forth to make up your condenser). This needs to be free of dust and have air passing over and through it!
they sell refrigerator brushes for this at the hardware store.
I have had customers that never ran the brush under there ever and had 1 to 2 inches of dust and lint
under there between the tubes.After a few hours it was cool the next day it was cold!

The freon level pressure should be checked in case you have a leak.
The thermostat may be bad.

Let me know what works for you.
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