Fixing an Iced-Up Bottom-Mount Freezer in a Maytag-Whirlpool Refrigerator





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Published on Oct 12, 2012

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In this hand-to-appliance combat, Samurai Appliance Repair Man shows you how to fix an icing-up problem in the freezer of an Whirlpool-built bottom-mount refrigerator. Topic covered include:

- The two different types of ice found in freezers and what they mean
- Removing the door
- Removing the ice maker and door rail holsters
- Removing the air grill for final access to the condensate drain
- Super Secret Samurai Ice Clearing Techniques!
- Patented Samurai technique for clearing frozen condensate drains
- Make steam power work for you!
- Secret Samurai Trick for re-installing the GITMO-designed upper rack UPDATE: See this video for an even better technique for removing/reinstalling that rack: http://youtu.be/6UB7jPvwUrw

In some of these Whirlpool-built bottom-mount units, there is a duck bill check valve grommet on the end of the defrost drain tube that gets gunked up. See this video for more on that: http://youtu.be/fea75FySAQ0

Here's the handheld steamer I used in the video: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000...

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