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Water leaking into bottom of freezer and on rto floor in front. Kenmore elite bootom freezer 596 series

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Drain hose clogged. Removed rear panel and blew out hose. draining fine and no water leaking into bottom of freezer or floor. Be sure to thaw out drain and tray before you return to service.

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