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Where is the drain in the freezer? Can I access it?

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It is near the bottom of the freezer, if you remove the lower basket/shelf you will see a 'step up' and a back panel with slots above the step. The drain opening is just below the slots in the back panel. This link may help if you are going to clean it out. Let me know if it helps. Thanks

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