electrolux refrigerators

Information about the problems and breakdowns of Electrolux refrigerators that were reported from 2011 to 2020.

Common problems: burning, electric shock, explosion, fire, leaking, melting, mold.

Faulty modules: dispenser, door, filter, rack, sensor.


14 issues reported

Electrolux 253FRS26THW

  • Date: 4/11/2011

Consumer reports that she heard a popping sound coming from the refrigerator and saw that there were sparks and flames coming from the water and ice dispenser. Consumer unpugged the unit. Consumer cut the wires of the the ice maker to put out the fire.

Electrolux EI28BS55IS1

  • Date: 1/17/2012

Consumer stated that her refrigerator dispenser was leaking water. while attempting to retrieve some water there was a weird noise & there was no water coming from it. she also smelled an odor of electrical fire. The refrigerator was also hot to the touch.

Electrolux EW23CS65GS1

  • Date: 9/24/2012

69 YOF's refrigerator's ice maker didn't work, drawers were broken & fridge leaked & ruined wooden floor. Unit was repaired, but ice maker broke again & fridge leaked again & unit froze food. Freezer door would also open by itself & was later replaced.

Electrolux French Door

  • Date: 1/18/2013

Consumer reports that refrigerator bulbs are melting the interior liner right above the bulbs and there are two holes exposing the insulation.

Electrolux EW28BS85KS

  • Date: 10/23/2013

67 yom reported that refrigerator worked well until day when while filling a glass with ice the entire system shut down. He unplugged the unit & removed ice tray. He found two wires hanging down from top that had arced to metal ice auger & shorted entire system out.

Electrolux E23CS75DSS1

  • Date: 9/8/2014

The consumer stated that as soon as he started the 3-minute flush and check for leakage after installing the replacement water filter, the filter exploded from the refrigerator's filter housing. He tried again with yet another filter, but the same thing happened.

Electrolux FFHS2611PF2

  • Date: 1/31/2016

The consumer reported that the refrigerator caught fire.

Electrolux ICON E23CS78HPS3

  • Date: 9/15/2016

Consumer awoke to refrigerator beeping. She opened refrigerator door & discovered that it was hot on inside. Light at top of unit was hot. There are two light bulbs at top that were hot. Liner around bulbs had melted through to insulation of refrigerator.

Electrolux EI23BC56IS8

  • Date: 9/26/2016

The icemaker in our refrigerator dispensed the thermosensor as well as some foam into a glass of ice. When 53 YOM removed the ice container, the exposed wires from the icemaker came in contact with his hand & shocked him. Shortly after that the entire unit lost power.

Electrolux EW23BC85KS3

  • Date: 1/6/2018

Consumer's refrigerator malfunctions. It freezes food, thaws it and refreezes again. Racks are rusting from humidity levels. Ice formed in the back of the refrigerator outside, rusting the metal and causing drywall to get wet/cause mold. Consumer states this is health hazard.

Electrolux EI28BS56IS

  • Date: 3/5/2018

Consumer's wife was cleaning the inside of the refrigerator when she noticed that the plastic above the interior light was melted and burned.

Electrolux MEW28BS71ISA

  • Date: 7/11/2018

Female consumer's refrigerator malfunctioned. It started with the icemaker which began to work intermittently. Consumer thought she left door open, but refrigerator lost temperature. Water was under it. Entire back of fridge was covered with rust and frost. She got runaround.

Electrolux EW23BC71ISC

  • Date: 8/2/2018

I gave my [3 YO] daughter crushed ice from refrigerator/freezer & as my daughter was chewing it, she screamed & began to cry. I ran to her & she pulled out a sharp piece of white plastic from her mouth. I pulled ice bucket out & saw numerous pieces of white plastic on ice.

Electrolux EI28BS36IB0

  • Date: 11/25/2020

Consumer reports that the refrigerator at home produced a burning smell. The interior light bulbs had not turned off when the doors were closed. They melted the surrounding covers and walls of the refrigerator.

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