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Whirlpool fridge not defrosting

I have a whirlpool fridge bought in muscat in 1996.it is made in USA.
it is not defrosting and ice is forming in the freezer. Few years age I had the same problem .I swithched it off for two days and it becsme ok.Now I did the same but the problem continues.pl help as to where i can get it fixed.I have been calling wirlpool helpline.They have not yet truned up.
Asima kumar
asimakumar2006@yahoo.com
9900513215
Bangalore

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Check to see if the drain line is clogged .you have to take the covet off the freezer to get to the drain .
If it's cover in ice pour hot water down to make sure it is clear .
Next you could have a bad defrost time .
Locate your timer and change it out

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AFTER A DEFROST,HAVE A GOOD LOOK AT THE DOOR RUBBER. IT MUST BE 100% SEALED FOR A FREEZER. (SHOULD ALSO HEAR A SLIGHT VACUME WHEN DOOR IS SHUT WHEN UP NTO TEMP).ALSO MAKE SURE MOTOR IS SWITCHING OFF AT +/- 20C (TEMP).IF ALLOWED TO RUN CONTINUOUSLY TEMP WILL PULL DOWN TO CREATE EXCESS FROST.

Posted on Jul 20, 2007

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SOURCE: water in bottom of fridge

THE DRIAN HOLE IS CLOGGED ITS IN FREZZOR IN THE BACK BEHIND THE BACK PANEL BUT YOU CAN LOOK UNDER THE FRIDGE AND FIND THE OTHER END OF THE DRIAN HOSE BLOW AIR TROUGH IT TO CLEAN IT OUT MAKE SURE THE FRIDG IS OFF FOR A DAY, OPEN FREEZOR DOOR TO MELT ICE IN DRIAN HOLE AND HOSE AIR PRESSOR MAY NOT BLOW THE ICE BLOCKAGE OUT DEFROST FOR A DAY THEN IT WILL CLEAN UP NICE

Posted on Aug 30, 2007

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SOURCE: Ice & water dripping in refrigerator

hi , roger here i am a maintenance tech for an apartment complex that just happens to have whirlpool appliances. the way i see it is the most likely problem you have is a clogged drain. if you push the refrigerator out where you can access the back of it you will see a plastic hose that runs from about the middle of the fridge down to the bottom and then dumps into a pan that sits on the top of the compresser. the easiest thing to do is to remove the hose from the pan and blow hard through it or hook an air nozzle from a compresser and blow through it . it should take care of it. also try to avoid turning the fridge up on its max settings. hope this helps.

Posted on Feb 13, 2008

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too much ice bulid up will stop enough cold air being blown into the fridge.Try turning it off letting all ice melt then turn it back on again and set thermostat at a lower temp.There may be ice you can't see.

Posted on Oct 08, 2008

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SOURCE: water in bottom of fridge

Thanks to all who spent money or shared their experience to have somebody do this repair, and I really mean it.
I have a Whirlpool TopLoad Fridge (not a side by side).
Things you'll need
30 minutes
Small socket for cardboard panel on lower back and panel inside freezer
Bicycle Pump
4 Towels
Hair Dryer

1. Take everything out of freezer
2. Turn dials off in fridge for both compartments
3. Pull fridge out so you can get behind it and unplug it
4. Be vigilant of ice maker line if installed
5. Pull cardboard panel off on back
On the left side you should see the back of the skinny drip pan and a small line. That line goes from the freezer and is most likely clogged.
6. Blow dry the back of the freezer enough so the ice is thawed at the bottom of the back panel.
7. Remove the two screws on the back panel. You may just be able to pull it toward you enough to get behind it. You'll see the coils and fan, and underneath these you may see some ice sheets and there should be a hole. That is the drain line that is clogged. I heated up some water and poured it over the drain to thaw the line. You may want to remove the crisper drawers and put some towels down there to catch the overflow. Once the ice is thawed enough at the drain. Go to the back of the fridge and place the end of the bicycle pump at the bottom of the drain hose. Apply pressure to get a good seal but keep pumping. You may have to go back and forth between pumping and thawing, but you'll know it is clear when you hear air going into the freezer and then the wonderful moment when water drips into the drip pan as advertised!

Keep those fridges less full so that the door stays sealed and keep the seal clean and also keep your doors from having too much stuff so the weight of the door doesn't pull away.

Okay, put it back together, turn everything on and be careful of your cord and lines when pushing the fridge back. Thank the Lord ours has wheels and man,was it cruddy underneath. Vacuum those coils underneath the fridge too for proper air circulation.

Blessings to you!
tay

Posted on Jan 11, 2009

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