20 Most Recent Danby DAR482BL Compact Refrigerator : black all fridge 4.4 cu ft Questions & Answers


That cup, or the hose that it leads to, out the back and down to the bottom is plugged. It has to be cleaned out so that when the freezer automatically defrosts, the water will run into the cup and down the hose to evaporate in the tray under the compresser. You should be able to pull that cup off to clean it. The hose is a little awkward to get to , but if you cdan blow through it, everything should good.

Danby DAR482BL... | Answered on May 10, 2011


It looks like this unit is discontinued.

You can get an approximate idea of the cu. ft. by measuring the inside dimensions (h x w x depth) in inches, multiply them together, and divide by 1728.

As for the noise, it could be the condensor fan rubbing on the fan shroud (if the noise is outside of the box) the evaporator fan rubbing the fan shroud inside the box, or any number of other things.

Danby DAR482BL... | Answered on Jan 16, 2009


The tray is located inside the toe panel at the bottom. Remove the tray carefully for cleaning as it will be full of disgusting effluent.

Danby... | Answered on Oct 31, 2019


Check the heater behind the panel in the freezer.I unplugged mine checked it and it seemed fine plugged back in .no more issues

Danby... | Answered on Jun 30, 2019


the list of causes --- yes on bad compressor will cause failure --as well as thermo safety -thermostat --low no freon --dirty condenser -fan failure --circuit failure -are a few

Danby... | Answered on May 09, 2019


hi before you may damage
install a new fan this can solve your problem

Danby... | Answered on May 01, 2019


Its probably the heater element. The Thermal cutout should be closed circuit. The bimetal can be open or closed depending on temperature. I am not familiar with these fridges. You will need to check the wiring diagram. Some open when they get warm, to allow a neutral path some close to complete the electrical circuit. Check for continuity of the bimetal when its been in the freezer overnight, then remove it and check if it goes open when warm (Or vice versa) If yours is an electronic defrost, it could be the board.

Danby... | Answered on Apr 10, 2019

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