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I want to clean the water drain tubes in my Kenmore

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I want to clean the water drain tubes in my Kenmore refigerator, but I don't know how to get to them

Contractor's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old your Kenmore is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?

253.78252800

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

Can I remove the tubes?

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Appliance
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Appliance Technician: Joel Swenson,
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Ok so you will need to remove the back panel out of the freezer, once you have the panel out if you look below the evaporator coil (the lines the freon runs through) you will see a small hole that is where the water is suppose to drain. you can use a turkey baster and hot water to blow the line out. The refrigerator in the video may not be your exact unit but the back panel should come out just about the exact same way as the one in the video. The video is showing how to replace the evaporator fan but don't worry about that of course, I am just linking this video so you see how to take the panel in the freezer to access the defrost drain.

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