Cold Fridge, Warm Freezer

I had pretty much the same problem with an old (I think) Frigidaire. It had the compressor & evaporator in the bottom of the fridge and used a rectangular air duct to get cold air up to the freezer. After a series of very humid days and lots of ice use (opening and closing the freezer door repeatedly) the air duct iced up. I had to use a hair dryer to blow hot air down the duct to defrost it, emptying the drip pan under the fridge each time it filled up

1. is an evaporator coil and heat exchanger the same thing?

In my opinion it is the same thing. A heat exchanger is a device built for efficient heat transfer from one medium to another. They are widely used in space heating, refrigeration, air conditioning, power plants, chemical plants, petrochemical plants, petroleum refineries, and natural gas processing. One common example of a heat exchanger is the radiator in a car, in which the heat source, being a hot engine-cooling fluid, water, transfers heat to air flowing through the radiator (i.e. the heat transfer medium).

2. where r the evaporator,drain pan and drain located at?

It depends on the type of car you have. The evaporator is normally under the right side of your dashboard. The drain is usually on the outside of the firewall or underneath the car in that area

3. What causes condensation on the outside of the AC PVC pipe and evaporator coil housing?

How long have you lived in the house? Have you gone through all the seasons yet. Condesation is normal, especially in the summertime when the air is very humid. If I understand correctly, your unit is in a AC water pan. That is one of the reasons they use these pans, to catch the condensation and direct it to the outside

4. finding my evaporator core on 2001 aztek?

Taking out the glove box is one of many steps involving most of the dash being removed. Pay to have this repair performed by a qualified shop

5. See if you know, experts! why is my evaporator coil icing up?

On an AC unit? Not enough air flow for the delta T presented. Check for: system balance, clogged filter, fan speed/functionality.

6. what exactly does an evaporator coil do in a freezer or cooler?

When liquids change state to gases, they absorb heat. When gases change state to liquids, they lose heat. By changing the pressure of a gas, you can change the temperature or state (the basic equation for this is the "Ideal Gas Law": PV=nRT). So, when a compressor pushes the refrigerant gas into the high-pressure side of the system, the gas liquifies ans increases in temperature. This is usually done on the outside (back) of a refrigerator where the higher temperature enhances heat exchange with the room (i.e. heat is lost to the room). A nozzle separates the high pressure from the low pressure side of the system, and when the liquid passes through that nozzle, it becomes a gas and drops in temperature. This enhances heat exchange from the inside of the refrigerator to the coils. Hope that helps.

7. Where does Evaporator Coil go on the Hz forced air furnace?

front of the air handler drain pan down then mount duct work to coil run your linesets and 2 wire to the condensor then run your power from the breaker to the condensor mount drain from unit to outside and drainpan under unit to outside all done

8. How hot does the HVAC "evaporator coil" get when heating the house?

In Air conditioners having heating and cooling options, when you Select heat mode there is a four way valve which will change the flow of refrigerant from the compressor to interior side (evaporator coil). Then the out side coil will work as evaporator and inner side will work as condenser

9. Do you need to remove the evaporator in order to change the expansion valve on 2002 CRV?

The expansion value is in the box with the evaporator you would need to pull it out .You might be able to take the black box apart without pulling it all the way out .( MAYBE )

10. what can an evaporator leak do to my car I have a 2000 mitsubishi eclipse?

The evaporator changes high pressure refrigerant into low pressure vapor. If you have a leak it will quite obviously get out and youll need to fill it more often than washer fluid

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