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Our Maytag MTB1976HRW leaks water under the crisper drawer. The drain has stopped up before but if this is the problem how do we solve this without having to call a repair person?

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Hello,

Open the freezer compartment...
Locate screws on the back wall (from inside freezer compartment)
unscrew and open the back panel.
You will see a hole at the bottom which is the drain hole.
if you feel ice there... then that's the reason... the clog wont let water drain out and it accumulates at the bottom after a few days it leaks out of the fridge.

I used a hair dryer to unclog that hole and within minutes I could see water on the drying pan located below the fridge (which previously was dry)
Hope this helpout......

Posted on Jul 28, 2010

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