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Author Topic: What the fastest way to defrost evap coil in a refrigerator  (Read 756 times)

Offline elgato

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What the fastest way to defrost evap coil in a refrigerator
« on: January 11, 2017, 09:47:05 PM »

I read somewhere on here about a steam gun I got one I guess it was a cheap one cause it dead after 7 months I can't find that post or a recommendation on a good steam gun

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Re: What the fastest way to defrost evap coil in a refrigerator
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2017, 06:09:01 AM »
I have one that is 3yrs old now and still going ok. Gets clogged with build up because I don't used distilled water in it. But I got mine on amazon for something like 30bucks for it then it's now close to 50
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000OP3ABM/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
same one in yellow for 26bucks
https://www.amazon.com/Comforday-Multi-Purpose-Chemical-Pressurized-Accessories/dp/B01IQC4RHK/ref=pd_sbs_201_5?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B01IQC4RHK&pd_rd_r=V8S3E1D3A81CFP62BXZD&pd_rd_w=NqLUR&pd_rd_wg=tvjdR&psc=1&refRID=V8S3E1D3A81CFP62BXZD
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Offline elgato

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Re: What the fastest way to defrost evap coil in a refrigerator
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2017, 10:31:35 AM »
Yep that the one ok this time I take good care of it not just throw it around lol

Offline Repair_man

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Re: What the fastest way to defrost evap coil in a refrigerator
« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2017, 03:23:06 PM »
I purchased one off ebay, the brand name was MONSTER, about the size of a small vacuum with about a 6 foot hose. Seems like I payed about $150.00 for it but use it quite regularly and its held up for about 4 years. Works great!
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Re: What the fastest way to defrost evap coil in a refrigerator
« Reply #4 on: January 14, 2017, 02:43:17 AM »
$130 rollaround steamer

Offline elgato

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Re: What the fastest way to defrost evap coil in a refrigerator
« Reply #5 on: January 14, 2017, 09:49:22 AM »
I look that up is that hose long enough to reach into a side x side I looks good might impress the customer like you know what u doing lol

Offline afterblast

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Re: What the fastest way to defrost evap coil in a refrigerator
« Reply #6 on: January 16, 2017, 10:27:46 AM »
 I picked up one of the rollaround models at Harbor freight about five months back for around $110, I had a coupon for 20% off and used it to buy the extended warranty on it and saved the receipt so I figure if it dies I'll just take it back and get it replaced. One good trick I found is to take a shopvac  in with you while steaming and attach using zip ties a straight metal pole to the house so that you can set the hose in the bottom of the evaporator Drain pan to catch the water is it drips down, so you're not in danger of overflowing the pan, while you do this turn the shop vac so The air it's blowing out is aimed into the refrigerator compartment, and it will blow the steam out of the way after it's hit the evaporator so that you can see what you're doing. bucket shopvacs work perfectly for this...

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Re: What the fastest way to defrost evap coil in a refrigerator
« Reply #7 on: January 16, 2017, 11:23:15 AM »
Mmmmm good trick I always put a large towels there I bring up 2 with me in n out under 20 minute when I have my steam gun hair dryer at least 40 minute lol

 

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