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How to unclog fridge drain hose.

If your fridge is leaking on the floor your drain hose could be pluged with goo.pull out fridge and find the drain tube if possible.once you have found it you can blow air through it to dislodge anything that could be causing it to not drain.from the inside you can use acotton swab to clean out the hole with a small amount of soap and water or bleach and water. also if water is draining inside fridge this could be the problem.

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