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Asked in category: home and garden, indoor environmental quality
Last Updated: 28th Sep 2023

Where is the evaporator on a fridge?

The refrigerator's evaporator is inside the refrigerator. It is responsible for keeping the food in the fridge cold. The refrigerant transforms from a liquid to a gas by evaporation. This cools the surrounding area, creating the right environment for food storage.

This being said, where is the refrigerator's evaporator coil?

The evaporator is an aluminum coil that is hidden behind a panel inside the freezer compartment. It makes all of the cold air in your fridge.

You may also be interested in how to replace the refrigerator's evaporator coil. How to Replace an Evaporator Coil in a Refrigerator

  1. Take off the cover for the evaporator coil.
  2. You can remove the hold-down clamps from the evaporator coil using either a Phillips screwdriver, or a 1/4 inch nut driver.
  3. Locate the leaks in your evaporator coil.
  4. Use sandpaper to clean the area.

What is an evaporator in a refrigerator?

Evaporator. The evaporator coil in a side-by - refrigerator. The refrigerator's coil's evaporator is what makes the fridge cool. After it has absorbed all heat possible, the compressor pumps the refrigerant back into the refrigeration cycle.

Is the refrigerator thermostat located where?

The thermostat is located in the refrigerator and allows you to set the temperature. This thermostat controls the cooling system which includes the compressor, condenser and evaporator as well as the metering device.