Question about Westinghouse WRS6R3EW 36" 25.8 Cu. Ft. Side-by-Side Refrigerator w/ Built-In Water & Ice Dispenser &...

1 Answer

In the freezer part of the westinghouse refridgerator it is making a running water sound and then a sound like the water is hitting something hot What does this mean???

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 2,468 Answers

Your refrige and freezer are in defrost mode and the sound is water hitting the hearing element as it falls off the evaporator core

Posted on Sep 13, 2010

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.
goodluck!

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

Leaking inside refridgerator


Most likely the defrost drain is filled with gunk. You'll find the drain behind the back wall inside the freezer. It will be located under the evaporator coils. Make sure there is no ice in the tray under the coils,if there is then clear this away with some hot water and locate the drain hole. This hole is for the water that runs off while fridge is in defrost. Pour hot water into this hole and work a stiff wire(clothes hanger) up and down inside this hole until water drains.This should fix your problem.

Oct 25, 2013 | Maytag MTB2156GES Top Freezer Refrigerator

1 Answer

Inside of my refridgerator is leaking water underneath the freezer, its about 7 years old. would like to know how i can get it fix without the expense or if i can do something else i would appreciate any...


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 ? it overflows into the ref.
Run Hot water in the drain until it clears or use a hairdryer.
If this was helpful please rate me.
IMUFO2
Leo Ponder
imufo2@sbcglobal.net

Jul 24, 2011 | KitchenAid Refrigerators

1 Answer

I have an older admiral refridgerator, when you open freezer it sounds like water dripping on a hot skillet. I unpluged it, later pluged it back in and wont come on


Hi,
The sound was water dripping on the defrost coil...


Check out these tips...they can help you figure out what is going wrong with your refrigerator

Refrigerator not Cooling or Fridge not Cooling

How to Defrost Refrigerator Defrost Timer Problem

Water Running in refrigerator from Freezer


Refrigerator or Freezer not Cooling or Getting Cold


heatman101

Dec 25, 2010 | Admiral 26 cu. ft. Side-By-Side...

2 Answers

Kenmore refrigerator with bottom freezer. freezer works,refrig does not. Can you help me find the problem .Also, bar between the upper doors gets real hot.


I had this problem. The Evaporator fan in the freezer was working but no air would be circulated from the freezer into the refridgerator. To test this you open the door of the freezer, and depress the door button(s) of the upper refridgerator doors so that the light extinqueshes in the refridgerator. This will engage the evaporator fan in the freezer. You can check to see if air is venting from the freezer into the refridgerator by feeling the holes at the top most part of the multi-air flow channel in the refridgerator. If air is comming out when the freezer door is open, close the freezer door and feel if air has stopped. If you have kept the upper door buttons pushed in on the refridgerator and now have the freezer door closed, you should still hear the fan running, but may have not air flow with the freezer door closed. The cause of this is the air return channel from the refridgerator to the freezer is either frozen or clogged. My return-air channel was not frozen but clogged by a residue from something that spilled inside of the bottom of the refridgerator. The return-air channel has two vents in the rear-bottom of the refridgerator that exit into the freezer behind the evaporator (cooling coils). You can't see it even if the back interior panel is removed from the freezer compartment.

The bottom line here is that if air is prevented from moving from the refridgerator, back down to the freezer, then your refridgerator will not cool, but your freezer will work just fine. You will not need to replace the fan, unless the fan is not functioning. You may need to check the dampener, to ensure that your multi-air flow channel is open - (allowing air to come into the refridgerator). The multi-air flow channel is easy to remove once all of the shelves are removed from your refridgerator. Only 2 screws holding it in (securing the center rack top and bottom). The top screw is located behind a small plastic cover that can be removed.

That's what worked for me.

Jan 12, 2010 | Kenmore 24.8 cu. ft. TRIO Bottom Freezer...

1 Answer

Refridgerator freezer is making noises


Hello, your refridgerator in most likely in defrost cycle. the noise your hearing is the water dripping on the hot heater and ice dropping off the evaporator. should only last 15 minutes and then your all set. Mike

Sep 15, 2009 | Freezers

2 Answers

Water dripping in the freezer We have side by side kenmore fridge and freezer and filtered water. I just opened the freezer and heard dripping of water behind back cover. It sounded as water is hitting...


this IS normall. the freezer is just in defrost cycle. the heat elements are on and defrosting the evaporator. you are hearing the water hitting the elements and running to the drain. this is normall, does it every day, just the first time you happen to notice it. shane

Aug 25, 2009 | Refrigerators

1 Answer

Our Hotpoint side by side refridgerator, the ice/water not workin


It sounds like you have a failing relay/valve that wont stay open when current is passed through them, check there first otherwise your control board could have water/heat damage remove inspect and if necessary replace let me know how it goes :)

Jul 11, 2009 | Hotpoint HSS25IFMCC / HSS25IFMWW Side by...

2 Answers

GE regrigerator not cooling or freezing


first defrost it by turning it off for 1\2 to 1 full day,put towels on the floor to catch the water,when a refridgerator gets frosted up it cant circulate the cold air,and if its one with the freezer on top then the cold air cant blow down into the refridgerator,check inside the refridgerator at the top where the thermostat cover is there will be a vent hole,it could have ice built up so much that its totally blocking the air flow.This usually happens when hot food is put in the refridgerator and causes steam,or the refridgerator runs too much caused by bad door seals,or the cooling fins on the back or bottom underneath plugged with dust and the freon gets too hot causing condensation inside the freezer which causes it to frost up,a plugged drain hole will back up water and freeze,the fan in the freezer may have stopped working,which is about a $60.00 part,and finally a bad defrost element (about a $40.00 part)which is a glass tube inside the freezer with a coiled up wire inside it that heats up at certain times to defrost any ice build up,(which is the last thing to check)

May 09, 2009 | GE Profile 26.6 cu. ft. Side-by-Side...

2 Answers

Not cooling


You probably need to change the compressor, but first try to change the starting relay for one whith the same capacity

Jun 29, 2008 | Westinghouse WRS3R3EW 33" 22.6 Cu. Ft....

1 Answer

Falling water hits something hot in freezer and causes sizzle sound


the sizzling noise is water hitting the defrost elememt and this is normal - shows the defrost system is working. if water comes on the floor of the freezer, this may be the drain for the defrost water is blocked. remove the freexer back panel and the drain is in the tray where the defrost water is caught. if it is blocked - usually with ice - clear it with hot water and make sure the water drains freely. takes some patience and maybe several attempts

Jul 13, 2007 | KitchenAid Superba Architect KSCS25IN Side...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Westinghouse WRS6R3EW 36" 25.8 Cu. Ft. Side-by-Side Refrigerator w/ Built-In Water & Ice Dispenser &... Logo

Related Topics:

115 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Westinghouse Refrigerators Experts

John Tripp
John Tripp

Level 3 Expert

4654 Answers

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8220 Answers

Chris Hall
Chris Hall

Level 3 Expert

842 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...