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Fixing a Clogged Defrost Drain Check Valve in a Whirlpool-built Bottom-Mount Refrigerator

Whirpool bottom-mount refrigerator freezer drain condensate defrost grommet check valve duck bill

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#1 Samurai Appliance Repair Man

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Posted 26 June 2013 - 10:16 AM

The newer model Whirlpool, Kitchenaid, Amana,Jenn-Air, and Maytag bottom-mount refrigerators are prone to clogged condensate drain problems from a rubber check valve on the drain tube that can get clogged up with gookus.  In this exciting episode of Appliantology TV, Samurai Appliance Repair Man takes you deep into the belly of the beast, revealing the location of this troublesome check valve and shows you how to fix it for good.  
 
 
 
 


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Posted 26 June 2013 - 05:30 PM

Seen this many times in last few years and did exactly what video shows and it work great!!! Have had no call backs other than to say (thankyou)!!!!

#3 Samurai Appliance Repair Man

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Posted 26 June 2013 - 06:14 PM

Domo, Brother Derik!   :thumbsup:



#4 BryanS

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Posted 02 March 2014 - 11:31 PM

Don't know if we should add this video here now since they did come out with a part to fix this as well. http://www.repaircli...0619951/2887289

 


Edited by BryanS, 02 March 2014 - 11:32 PM.


#5 richseattle56

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Posted 29 April 2014 - 12:08 AM

Use all the resources you can for help in repairing appliances. I have repaired this problem. The new kit does not come with 2 hoses. Only one. Replace the duck bill.


Edited by richseattle56, 29 April 2014 - 12:08 AM.






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