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Old 11-05-2012, 10:34 PM   #11
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I clogged my drain line and glue it with silicone.. I though that will be one more place where humidity can pass into..
But now I'm thinking was it a good idea?

Do you leave drain line free or you seal it?
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Old 11-05-2012, 10:40 PM   #12
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I clogged my drain line and glue it with silicone.. I though that will be one more place where humidity can pass into..
But now I'm thinking was it a good idea?

Do you leave drain line free or you seal it?
No I didn't clog up my drain line. Its possible it is clogged since its older and I haven't checked it.
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Old 11-06-2012, 12:04 AM   #13
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I'm definitely going to be picking up some damprid for sure , been reading up and everyone seems to use either that or eva-dry products.
Eva Dry, thats the one!

I've got this guy in my kegerator and it works like a champ.

http://www.amazon.com/Eva-dry-Renewa...ywords=eva+dry

 
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Old 11-06-2012, 09:56 AM   #14
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No I didn't clog up my drain line. Its possible it is clogged since its older and I haven't checked it.
In my keezer water is accumulating at bottom sides, drain line is in the middle of it so it would have to be high level of water to drain into hole.

Does anyone also clogged drain line?
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Old 11-06-2012, 07:24 PM   #15
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In my keezer water is accumulating at bottom sides, drain line is in the middle of it so it would have to be high level of water to drain into hole.

Does anyone also clogged drain line?
The drain here is for incidental water for them most part and is there for convenience. If you want to seal it up, no worries. There is also a drain pan and drain line from the evaporator coil (the one located behind the pan in the last pictures) and needs to be clear. This line typically runs into another pan near the condensing coil and compressor (probably just a few screws to remove a panel in the back of your unit). In some way the water is evaporated (heat element, condensing fan blowing over it, liquid refrigerant line running through it, etc). If you can find this pan, and its completely dry, then you can be pretty sure the condensate line is clogged and needs cleared.

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Old 11-07-2012, 06:19 PM   #16
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Thanks for help.
I'll search this 2nd pan and see whether it needs cleaning.
Maybe stupid question, but what is the coil on freezer's back, is it evaporator or condensing coil? And where is the other one located?
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Old 11-07-2012, 07:50 PM   #17
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Condensing coil, or at least part of it (same as the outdoor coil on a std residential AC). There are three main "looks" you can see, all doing the same thing (removing heat removed from inside freezer/"condensing" refrigerant into a liquid form). Open air (sounds like what you have), forced air (has a fan pulling air through coil, usually concealed below or above unit), or a combination of the two.

Sorry, probably more than you wanted to know.......

 
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Old 01-27-2013, 04:37 AM   #18
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I finally got off my butt and started taking the kegerator apart, the pics I posted with rust showing is the drain pan. Well the rust was so bad in some spots that there were holes so the water was leaking out instead of going down the drain line.

I rigged it for now and will eventually have to replace that part.
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Old 01-27-2013, 06:08 PM   #19
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I finally got off my butt and started taking the kegerator apart, the pics I posted with rust showing is the drain pan. Well the rust was so bad in some spots that there were holes so the water was leaking out instead of going down the drain line.

I rigged it for now and will eventually have to replace that part.
Depending on how far gone it is, there are options...

http://www.grainger.com/Grainger/wwg...rue&sst=subset.

 
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Old 09-04-2013, 06:43 AM   #20
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Depending on how far gone it is, there are options...

http://www.grainger.com/Grainger/wwg...rue&sst=subset.
i have the same issue. Used duct tape and hot glue to seal rusted through spots. I also use my drip tray hole which connects to the inside of keggerator for my co2 line (tank is on outside) ill have to block that off to limit condensation

 
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