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Author Topic: Samsung Evaporator and Fan Icing Up - Fix by adding Supco Defrost Heater  (Read 711 times)

Offline houptee

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https://youtu.be/QtcU0XNiHZM

Offline S car Go

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Great fix. Well done.

Offline PrettyJolene

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Thanks for posting this Houptee! A couple follow-up questions:

1) The SH502 is rated for 120v and the SH201 is rated for 115v. You mentioned you can use both heaters? Will the SH201 run hotter than or the same as the SH502?

2) Have you found a long-lasting solution to the drain icing and water under the crispers problem with these samsungs? I hear reports that even the revised and longer heater probe doesn't keep the drain from freezing and I suspect it's also freezing lower in the drain line than the probe can reach. Would it be possible to feed yet another drain heater down the drain line to keep it from defrosted?




Offline houptee

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  • Member Since: Jan 2010
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Thanks for posting this Houptee! A couple follow-up questions:

1) The SH502 is rated for 120v and the SH201 is rated for 115v. You mentioned you can use both heaters? Will the SH201 run hotter than or the same as the SH502?

2) Have you found a long-lasting solution to the drain icing and water under the crispers problem with these samsungs? I hear reports that even the revised and longer heater probe doesn't keep the drain from freezing and I suspect it's also freezing lower in the drain line than the probe can reach. Would it be possible to feed yet another drain heater down the drain line to keep it from defrosted?





The guy who made the video and came up with this method uses both Supco heaters depending on what is in stock and says either will work fine.
He posted in his facebook group that he has not had any call backs after doing this mod using only the supco heater and the drain clip.
You can get a 4 pack of the clips on amazon made by some aftermarket company dirt cheap and the supco heater also.