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Need to remove drip pan

Drip pan needs cleaned on maytag mtb2178hr refrigerator because fridge is stinky and have done all other cleaning....pan seems to not be able to be removed

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Hi, This pan can not be removed without taking the whole frame apart. Best thing is to try and get a long brush (hardware stores sell them) and try and clean it that way.
Using very hot water might help loosen the grime in the pan.
I hope this helps you.
Please let me know if I can assist you further.

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Posted on May 30, 2009

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The drip pan is located behind the toe panel (grille) at the bottom. The pan should be located in the left side. If you have auto defrost, the pan may or may not have water in it. It is likely to have accumulated grunge which can be removed by a good wash and rinse, being careful to avoid breaking the pan during cleaning. Reinstallation is the reverse of removal.

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To remove and replace the drip pan on your refrigerator, please follow the instruction below:
  1. Unplug the electrical cord of the Maytag refrigerator from the power outlet before attempting to remove the drip pan.
  2. Detach the grille on the bottom of the refrigerator in the front, pulling the grille off by hand.
  3. Place a towel in front of the refrigerator to clean up any spills that may occur while pulling the drip pan out from under the appliance.
  4. Slide the drip pan forward until is free of the Maytag refrigerator.
  5. Empty the drip pan in the sink.
  6. Replace it with a new one,
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The drain pan can be removed by lifting up the refrigerator and removing the four torex screws on the bottom of each side of the refrigerator. Use 2 pieces of 2x4 to hold up each side of the fridge while removing these screws. After removing the screws the bottom panel will separate from the refrigerator and you can remove the drip pan from the panel as it isn't attached by screws. The pan is VERY fragile and removing the drip pan is a two person job. I recommend just pouring bleach into the drip pan to kill any bacteria causing the smell by removing the back panel which will be held on by several quarter inch screws. You'll see the white drip pan on the right hand side of the fridge looking from the back.

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Sorry I don't know this model, so I can only give generic advice on this one.

Most fridges have the cooling plate at the back. Try to keep food away from it, otherwise ice will form on it.

At the bottom of this area there will be a gully and drain hole through to the back. Any drips that form at the back, will drip into this gully, go through the hole, down a pipe and onto an evaperator tray sitting on top of the compressor.

What usually happens is that dust or labels get stuck to the cooling plate at the back, which drips down, blocking the pipe, which then stagnates into a grey stinky soup.....Lovely!

What you need to do is defrost the fridge, spray clean the inside with a multi-surface cleaner, and flush this tube with the cleaner water. A turkey baster syringe may be the easiest way to do this. As the evaperator tray only holds about 1/2 a cupful - don't overdo it.

While you are there, clean the door seals.& dry the interior.

This should cure the problem.

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