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Offline shillion

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Sam Sung french door bottom freezer fridge drain plugged up
« on: September 24, 2017, 03:54:42 PM »

I have problem with unclogging the drain of the fresh food compartment.I poured hot water on the water troughing for a long time,the drain just won't unclog,the drain tube on the back near the condenser is clear.Do I need high pressure air jet to clear the drain?I saw this problem with other Sam Sung models as well.Do you guys have such stubbon plug-ups?This plug-up also cause other ice build up problems.

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Re: Sam Sung french door bottom freezer fridge drain plugged up
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2017, 07:37:10 PM »
yes, common problem. Add the leakage kit
clear the drain with a steamer. I then use if it ices again the customer is SOL

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« Last Edit: September 24, 2017, 07:37:51 PM by mz3own »

Offline shillion

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Re: Sam Sung french door bottom freezer fridge drain plugged up
« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2017, 02:52:23 AM »
Thank you very much,MZ3OWN,your reply is very interesting.Where can I buy the leakage kit ?What is SOL,I have to learn the slang.

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Re: Sam Sung french door bottom freezer fridge drain plugged up
« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2017, 05:34:38 AM »
part number for the leakage kit DA82-01415A
SOL *Shit Out of Luck*

Offline shillion

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Re: Sam Sung french door bottom freezer fridge drain plugged up
« Reply #4 on: September 25, 2017, 11:19:24 AM »
Thanks again MZ3OWN, I will get the leakage kit to solve the problem.

Offline jagboy69

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Re: Sam Sung french door bottom freezer fridge drain plugged up
« Reply #5 on: September 25, 2017, 07:32:56 PM »
Before buying the kit.. Try this.  Wrap a copper wire around the heating element and shove a few inches down the hole. 

Youtube search this    Stop your Samsung refridgerator from leaking! Fix for zero dollars!

While in there.  Move that sensor over to the other refrigerant line.  This will make the defrost cycle run longer.

Youtube this also    Samsung French Door Refrigerator Fridge Side not cooling

Weird.. I posted links and they didnt show up.. hmmm

Cheers!
« Last Edit: September 25, 2017, 07:36:03 PM by jagboy69 »

Offline shillion

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Re: Sam Sung french door bottom freezer fridge drain plugged up
« Reply #6 on: October 13, 2017, 05:05:43 AM »
Thanks jagboy, I will try the wire thru the drain tube,and move the sensor,to prolong the draining. Still need the on leak kit if the cheaper method does not work.