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Water is draining into the refrigerator. It fills

Water is draining into the refrigerator. It fills up the draws in the frig. The drain pain underneath is dry. How do I unclog the drain.

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Good day,
In the freezer if it has an ice maker, it will have to be removed.
Remove the back panel. Below the cooling coil is a drain pan.
It has a drain hole in it. If it is iced over you will have to defrost it, with the machine off.
Many use a hair dryer, but hot water with a turkey basting tool is
safer.
Once the drain hole is open, you will have to follow thru since the water drains into a cup in the fresh food compartment then thru the back wall into a drain hose on the rear.
Blockage can occur anywhere thru that area.
Service techs usually use compressed air with a hose to blow the lines clear.
If you have no access to something like that you wil have to get creative. Removing all the components and flushing them out is one option.

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