Question about Admiral 26 cu. ft. Side-By-Side Refrigerator
My Admiral Side By Side Freezer is leaking water onto the floor in front of the freezer and is icing up inside so that food is stuck together and we have huge blocks of ice at the bottom of teh frezer compartment
Solution #3 fixed it.
Pulled everything out of the freezer, found where the drain was, it was blocked with ice, hot water and then a flexible straw, the kind that comes from an ammusment park kids container, shoved it down the opening after the hot water and it cleared whatever was blocking the drain.
Thank you very much - Mark
Posted on Nov 03, 2008
I just fixed this problem with my Admiral. I noticed the problem when I found ice in the bottom of the freezer and water leaking out onto the floor. Here is what I did: remove all of the food from the freezer into large coolers. Pull-out the shelves, the icemaker bin, and thaw the basket with a hairdryer until you can pull it out. There are about 12 phillips head screws that hold a plastic baffle covering the freezer coils. Remove all of the screws and loosen but do not remove the icedispenser motor and freezer light (you can pry it up to get to the top screw of the baffle). Pull the top part of the baffle away from the back of the freezer and then slide the baffle up to reveal the defrost drip tray and drain. Use a hair dryer and screw driver to remove the iceblock from the drip try and to thaw any other ice in the bottom of the freezer. Also thaw the top of the drain. Now pull the freezer out from the wall and under the drain area in the back you will find the drain tube attached with a "Oh-Jesus" clamp - at least that is what we call them here in Indiana. Pinch the clamp with pliers and pull the drain tube down. Use a stretched out wire hanger to snake out the tube (I had lots of calcium deposit and a dust ball clogging the tube) and then replace. Test the system with a cup of water to make sure the drain works (should see water end up in the pan under the right front bottom drip tray). Replace baffle, icemaker motor/light, bin, shelves, food, done.
Posted on Oct 11, 2010
The problem is the defrost drain line. It is clogged and every time the unit goes into the automatic defrost drain mode, water backs up, freezes and is subsequently carried forward towards the door and out onto the floor. Clear the ice and blow the line out with a hose and then flush with very hot water. Repeat this process two to three times and you should be back to normal.
Posted on Sep 27, 2007
Where is the drain line and what do you mean "blow it out with a hose"?
Posted on Jul 06, 2008
Does anyone know someone who can fix this in the newcastle on tyne area
Posted on Jan 31, 2008
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Hey friend, thank you for the post!
From my understanding you have water leaking out of the freezer of your Frigidaire refrigerator and onto the floor. I would like to ask you a couple of additional questions. First, do you see where the water is coming from? Secondly, what is the model number of your appliance? You can locate your serial tag (which lists your model number) on the inside cabinet of the fresh food compartment normally on the left side in a top mount. But on a side by side it can be found on the right hand side. I look forward to hearing back from you. -Matt
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