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Leaks from under frig. I think it is the hose

Leaks from under frig. I think it is the hose that directs the water to the drip pan but don't know how to check

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In the freezer section. Behind the lower rear wall is the coils and just below that is a drain. If you will remove any ice and use a coat hanger or screw driver to push down through that hole you should be able to get it unclogged. Take a small cup of water to verify that you have it unstopped and your done.

Thanks for asking.

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Look on the ceiling in the back by the compressor do you see a small hose on the ceiling. There's an access panel at the lower right corner. That's where it is ,there's a drain pan just under the hose remove that panel its right there.

Also check this link to have a detailed idea:-

http://www.repairclinic.com/Refrigerator-Troubleshooting?red=Refrigerator-Repair-Help#itleaks

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