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Need to clean out the defrost drain tube on our Kenmore refrige

Can't figure out how to get into it.

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Remove the back freezer panel and the drain is below the coils in the drain trougth. use hot water to remove the ice to get to the drain inlet.

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It is suppose to when it defrosts. It is also suppose to drain out into the evaporator pan under the refrig. The tube may be blocked.

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