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Offline DR SMITH

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LG BOTTOM FREEZER DRAIN KEEPS FREEZING UP
« on: March 07, 2014, 07:03:25 AM »
I have a customer with a LG  refrigerator, freezer drain freezes up every couple of months. I have changed drain tube, tried a conductor kit. Still having a problem. I had another one do the same thing just cleared it out for now anticipating a return trip sooner or later. Any idea's thanks DS

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Re: LG BOTTOM FREEZER DRAIN KEEPS FREEZING UP
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2014, 11:51:11 AM »
What's the model #?

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Re: LG BOTTOM FREEZER DRAIN KEEPS FREEZING UP
« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2014, 10:29:45 PM »
Go in the back and remove the drain tube and clear out the debris at the check valve.  Usually that's what blocks the water from draining properly.
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Re: LG BOTTOM FREEZER DRAIN KEEPS FREEZING UP
« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2014, 06:56:38 AM »
It is a LRFD25850ST. So far I have changed the drain tube in the back, tried a pvc cap at end of drain tube and a conducter heater through the drain. Maybe an electric drain heater?

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Re: LG BOTTOM FREEZER DRAIN KEEPS FREEZING UP
« Reply #4 on: March 15, 2014, 04:33:08 AM »
It is a LRFD25850ST. So far I have changed the drain tube in the back, tried a pvc cap at end of drain tube and a conducter heater through the drain. Maybe an electric drain heater?

May I ask what you mean by a cap on the drain tube?

 

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