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I bought a used model MFC05M3BW5 chest freezer. I

I bought a used model MFC05M3BW5 chest freezer. I opened the drain to defrost it but the water did not run out. Is there a "knock out" plug in the drain and how do I open it up to drain correctly?

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Please see attached link for more info, but it appears as though your model has both an internal and external drain plug. Hope this helps

http://www.youserguide.com/wiki/Electrolux_216657700en-007

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