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Clogged or frozen condensate drain.

Maytag RT1000EAE top freezer refrigerator. How do I take the liner out to get near the coil and drain to thaw it out or unclog it.

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  • jrauber Nov 10, 2008

    THANKS EDDIE32604. I'll be in touch if I need additional help.

  • jrauber Nov 14, 2008

    eddie32604

    The Maytag RT1900EAE does not have any screws in the interior freezer liner except for the cover on the fan. i think the coil is on the floor of the freezer area and not on the back wall.

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The rear panel inside of the freezer should have screws in the corners. Remove these screws. You can remove the back panel and the evaporator coil and drain should be accessable now. Do not force the panel out. You should be able to remove it fairly easy if it isn`t iced up badly.. If you have any other quistions, please ask. I will help you as much as I can.

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