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Freezer drain is full of water and freezes up and water ends up getting on floor. How can it be unplugged?

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Remove the food from the freezer and ice maker ( if equipped ) . Remove the screws from the back panel , and remove the panel . Use a hair dryer , starting in the middle , below the coils , and defrost until you see the drain hole . Use hot water to help thaw the drain hole . Once water flows down , use a small hose inserted into the hole , and blow thru , to remove any debris accumulated in the drain line . Get a piece of ALUMINUM solid wire ( 14 - 16 guage ) about 9" long , completely stripped of insulation , and insert it into the hole as far as possible ( without force ) . Wrap the other end , about 1-2 turns around the black rod ( defrost heater ) just above the hole . When the refrig goes into defrost , the heat will transfer to the wire , keeping the drain hole from freezing up again .

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