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Defrost Drain in Freezer is Freezing Shut

The defrost drain in my freezer keeps freezing. What's wrong?

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  • kirkbrandt Jan 16, 2008

    I have done that and it keeps refreezing. Thanks for trying.

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It totaly needs to be defrosted with the doors open for a couple days. the drain tube might be pluged with something else than ice. once defrosted poor some water down the drain to make sure its unpluged. dont for get to empty the pan!!!

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