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How do i remove drawers from bottom of maytag refrigerator model mff2258vew2

Trying to get to back panel to remove and check for leak in drain pan or lines. water draining onto kitchen floor

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Http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/user-manuals/2155/MFF2258VEW2-Maytag-Parts-REFRIGERATOR-manual

Open this site and go to page 10, it has detailed instructions on removing the bottom drawer.

Posted on Jan 21, 2013

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Angels, sounds like your defrost drain is frozen over. When the refrigerator is going into defrost it's draining through the front instead of the drain pan. You can remove the shelves and peel off the back cover and clear the drain by pouring hot water on the frozen drain hole. If you have a baster of some sort you could try to squirt the hot water through the venting on the bottom of the panel. Another way to to point a hair dryer on the drain hole. The best method is to remove the shelves and panel and make sure the drain is clear. Catriver..post back.

Posted on Dec 22, 2006

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There is a drain hole in the back of the freezer on the bottom. Get back there with some hot water. Most of the time it is just lime build up. Unless you know what feel back there. Another way is to move the freezer out and from the back side you can see the drain line. It just pulls right off

Posted on Feb 11, 2009

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your drain is clogged,take your back panel off and use a hairdryer until all ice under coils is gone.you will know when your drain unclogs water will flow.pour small amount in drain and make sure it flows.turn temp.control off before doing this.

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Posted on May 14, 2009

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Remove the food from the lower portion of the freezer and remove the 2 screws which hold the rear freezer panel on . Remove the panel and use a hair dryer to defrost the ice built up over the drain . Once you see the black drain hole , concentrate on defrosting the hole . Once defrosted , the ice water will drain into the hole . I would use a small hose inserted into the drain and blow thru , to remove any debris built up inside the drain . Reinstall the panel and food .

Posted on Aug 09, 2009

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