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Ewave EWR121W Refrigerator leaks. The drain is

Ewave EWR121W Refrigerator leaks. The drain is stoped up. Where is the opening where the water should enter the drain from the defrost cycle?

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  • dwsmith382 May 13, 2009

    Thanks, Vic for the reply. The drain line is stopped up (I tried
    to blow through it from the bottom of the line). I used a hair
    dryer to defrost the coils at the back of the freezer compartment
    (which is on top), and poured hot water over the coils, but it ends up
    in bottom of refrigerator and drains onto floor. Any other

  • dwsmith382 May 13, 2009

    Vic, I still cannot find the hole inside the refrigerator where the water is supposed to drain out of the refirgerator into the tube.



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THe drain should be in the freezer and it should drain in a pan below the unit. Newer models have the drain pan molded into the frame work around the compressor. If there is no ice build up in the freezer, you might be able to try and blow through the drain line and get it cleared out.
I hope this helps and if I can assist you further, please let me know.


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    Victor May 13, 2009

    Just keep trying to get the drain all the way open. It is probably still got ice down further. If it was something other then ice, you would be able to dislodge it by blowing on it. If you have a baisting seringe, you can try and blow the warm water down the drain. It might take few tries and few minutes. After using the hot water, Try and rmove most of it before adding more. Please let me know

  • Victor
    Victor May 13, 2009

    The drain hole is located in the freezer section. I am sorry if I wasn't clear on that. I tried loolking up you model and it isn't working with that #.



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