Why does Frost/Condensation (moisture) form in the fridge?

Last Update Date : Jan 16. 2018

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Why does Frost/Condensation (moisture) form in the fridge?


If condensation or water drops appear on the doors, turn the Energy Saver mode off.

The heater on the door is not operating when energy saver mode is ON.

Energy Saver - Touching this button turns Energy Saver mode on and off. When you turn Energy Saver on, the Energy Saver icon lights.

Turn Energy Saver off and the icon goes off.

The Energy Saver function automatically turns on when power is supplied to the refrigerator.

If condensation or water drops appear on the doors, turn the Energy Saver mode off.



Please note: The above information is for fridges with an energy saver mode. If your appliance doesn't have this mode, and you need further assistance. Please contact support on the information below.



The reason why frost occurs is due to water vapor hitting cold coils and then frost forms.

Just like the steam from your breath on a cold window, the water vapor condenses and turns into water.

As the water condenses onto the coils, it freezes and thus forms a layer of frost.
Cool air in the freezer goes out and warm air enters the freezer when opening and closing door.

Warm air contains small moisture particles, these moisture particles stick to the inner wall and food with lower temperature creating frost.
It is a natural phenomenon and it is a same principle as a frosty car window during the winter.

If you wish to remove it just wipe out frost with a dry cloth.



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