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Drain Hose Clogged on my GE Model No. GTS391CNBWW. How do I fix it.

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  • thoroughly clean out the freezer and pour some hot water in the very back of the freezer, this may unclog it. usually the clog is caused by an ice buildup.
  • personally i would take the machine outside and blast it with a hose, but thats just me. if you do this go ahead and do a thorough cleaning including the coils under the machine.
  • warm/hot water with a little bleach and dish soap (as a surfactant) mixed in works wonders when cleaning refrigerators outside.

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