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Re: hole in the bottom of freezer
Short answer no. The only way to repair it would be to strip back to the pipe cut the broken section out and replace it. If the broken section is aluminium this is even harder to correct. The system would then need to be vacd and recharged. Bearing in mind the evaporator which you punctured is on the low side you have probably got oil contamination which could mean the compressor could fail in a relatively short space of time. All of which means you are probably looking at a new unit. You can get this confirmed by explaining the leak to a local fridge guy. In my opinion it would cost more to repair than to replace. Hope this is of some help. PS this happens a LOT and is normally a fatal wound.
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there are two vent holes in the bottom of the door that need to be seal closed there has been air leaking in from these holes also the rear air diffuser should be solid and the vent holes in it coverd as well.then you nee to take one or two small washers and remove the front panel inside the freezer and put the washer between the panel so there is a small gap between the top of the freezer and the divider
This is usually due to a plugged up drain. If you look behind the food and shelves near the bottom you will see a small hole facing down. This can be flushed with hot water using a turkey baster until the water runs free
Does your model have independent thermostats for the fridge & freezer???
If not, could be that you will need to change the Thermostat.
These are not expensive - around £10 if you buy on the Internet.
Easy to fit yourself...just turn off the power, remove the power plug from the wall, then unscrew the 'stat unit from inside near the top of the fridge (some are attached to the interior light) and remove the screw holding the thermostat tube to the rear wall.
Often the thermostat gets a small hole somewhere in the long tube, which then lets all the gas escape, making the stat useless.
You can see these small holes in the pipe if you use a magnifying eyeglass, like the kind Jewellers use.
look at the bottom of your freezer, you will find a small hole or opening, it is a drain exit point of your defrosted water, try to clean it, maybe there is a small object bocking up the way or the hose all away down
This water comes from the defrost cycle. The drain hole is probably
plugged with food. The drain usually goes to a small pan under the
condenser where it eventually evaporates. Look for a hole or slot in
the bottom of the unit.
not very easily. Most freezers have the evaporator and condenser inside the wall of the cabinet and you cannot access them. If the puncture is in the condenser you can put in an exterior condenser however the parts break down for your model does not offer this option (:
There is normally a small filiament of metal which is attached to the defrost element and conducts heat down the drainpipe preventing ice build up. You can pour some boiling water onto this area and even wriggle a piece of plastic tubing down the drain pipe to dislodge any blockage. For future prevention, you can attach a piece of copper wire around the defrost element (in the absence of the original filiament) and extend it down the drainpiple