Question about Frigidaire FRS26R4A Side by Side Refrigerator

3 Answers

Bubbling paint Under the wter and ice despenser.

WE ahve had our frig for 6 years with only minor normal problems. For the past year we have had problems with water leaking and getting trapped behind the paint causing it to bubble and chip away. Is there anything I can do to get rid of the paint and repaint the frig. It looks horrible.

Posted by on

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    I painted the capping on wall outside it keeps flaking I scraped it off and repainted it but the same thing has happened again



3 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Hey! Ours did the same thing, they also sell small tube of appliance paint, it has a brush like finger nail polish...anyway I used very fine sand paper to clean up the area, and sanded the rust off that was under the bubbled paint, and then painted a thin layer of the paint..wait until dry and add another coat. I did this about 4 or 5 times and it looks great now! I bought the paint at Walmart next to the spray paints....

Posted on Sep 06, 2008

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Do u happen to know the name of spray paint

Posted on May 18, 2009

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points


    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.


    An expert who has written 50 answers of more than 400 characters.


    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

  • Expert
  • 166 Answers

They do sell appliance paint in a spray can if you know how to handle a spray can not to leave runs and to spray it on in a few light coats!
You may want to take very fine steel wool like whats used four stripping furniture and antiques and rub off the loose paint first. I believe the steel wool thats very fine is 00 or 000 ! Ask the hard ware store or Home Dept which to use!!
I used to do this well.
The trick is as you spray it on do not stop the can suddenly at the end of the spray path.
Instead, when you reach the end of the spray path and before you return to spray in the other direction you turn the can in the direction you stroked and away from the fridge ( 90 degree turn)so you spray into the air rather than leaving a spray spot at the end of your stroke! But continue turning the can, then return and do the same in the opposite direction! Also do not hurry and try to rush applying the coats of paint . You may take 3 or 4 or more thin coats to do it with out dripping!
Let them dry a little in between as the cans directions will tell you!.
I used to practice on an old fender or my garage wall till I quickly perfected the stroke method!
Let me know if you do it and get nice results! You can continue to write me and ask me anything you want to know and as many times as you need! COOL!
Bless You,
Please leave me a good rating at this site before you sign off!

Posted on Sep 04, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

  • 2 Answers

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

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.

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


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



Related Questions:

1 Answer

Why water is not coming out of the line to the freg

First check to make sure the water valve from th water supply is on (usually under your sink), Second, hold the water despenser switch ON. You should hear a "Hum" sound, that's the Electric water valve in the "open" position. The air will have to be purged through the water line, Filter, And the water collection tank inside the frig. The water tank keeps about agallon of water Cold for the water despenser, and will supply cold water to the ice maker, so the ice maker can freeze the cold water much faster for your ice. When holding the Water despenser, and you do NOT hear the hum sound, there is NOT power to the water selenoid. Check the connections to be ure they are tight and secure. A volt meter can also be used to check the voltage. WARNING the voltage is around 120 volts A.C., Do NOT TOUCH with bare hands!

Jun 20, 2014 | KitchenAid KSCS25FKSS Side by Side...

1 Answer

Nowater from dispenser new frig..

If it's new (under one year old) then it's Whirlpool's problem.
Call your selling dealer or Whirlpool factory service.
Should be a free call.
If over a year, post back.. Jack

Nov 01, 2009 | Whirlpool 25.6 cu. ft. Side-by-Side...

1 Answer

Maytag model MSD2756GE ice maker. Water not getting to ice maker.

Why was there a need to increase the freezer temperature? Are you having temperature problems as well? If so, your ice maker has a built-in thermostat that, unless and until it is satisfied, will not cycle, thereby, making no ice. If temperature seems ok, and the buzzing is only occasional, then that buzzing is most likely the solenoid valve being energized but not passing water. This is a dual solenoid valve (one supplies the ice maker and the other supplies the dispenser) located at the bottom rear of the refrigerator.

Aug 22, 2009 | Refrigerators

2 Answers

GE Adora Side by Side Refrigerator Ice maker

You may ahve a problem with your freezer temp. Check your setting. Turn down a few notches to see if problem goes away. Also Pull out your fridge and vacuum out your coils underneath unit. Plug coil causes freezer temp to rise. Rus

Jul 04, 2009 | GE Adora (DSF25KGTBG) Side by Side...

1 Answer

Duet gas dryer drum has peeling paint

We have had Ge dryers for years and they all have had paint peal caused by snaps and zippers hitting it over time there are limit switches that should protect from excess heat and shut the dryer off. For a long time Ge laundry products were not very good quality in my opinion I am told they are better now. Just keep the lint screen clean to help air flow, my opinion is that it is more of a cosmetic problem than a safty one. When you can buy a kenmore or maytag.

May 11, 2009 | GE DBXR463EDWW Electric Dryer

1 Answer

New High Pitch sound

If the sound is from the compressor, the unit is likely under warranty...generally 5 years.  If the unit is frozen up and the sound is from a fan that is hitting ice, defrost the unit completely.  Other fans in the unit could also be squealing.  You'll have to be a detective.

Nov 20, 2008 | GE GSS20IEP Side by Side Refrigerator

1 Answer

Magtag french door with water and ice despenser door with auto defrost keeps freezing up.

You have a defrost system problem related to the timing device, heaters, or defrost thermostat. Coils for the freezer are inside the back wall and defrosting the surface does not get ice out of coils.
it will not get any better until you have it serviced. This is not normally a project for a do-it your selfer.

May 28, 2008 | Refrigerators

2 Answers


Mine kept doing the same thing- the flap between the freezer & the frig is getting stuck. I finally just broke mine off & left it that way. Now the frig is really cold, sometimes things partially freeze- but that is better than going rotten. I now have a section under the water/ice dispense tray bubbling/peeling the white paint off. Mine is 6.5 years old & out of warranty, so I'm searching for a way to repair this problem. Any suggestions?

Jul 11, 2007 | Maytag MZD2766GES Side by Side...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Frigidaire FRS26R4A Side by Side Refrigerator Logo

338 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

4654 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