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Where does the defrost drain tube from the freezer run to so…

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Where does the defrost...

Where does the defrost drain tube from the freezer run to so I can make sure it is clear

Contractor's Assistant: What's the make and model? And have you checked the settings recently?

It is a kenmore elite coldspot model 106 with freezer on top

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

The drain tube was frozen shut

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

Yes I am.

Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Appliance
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Appliance Technician: Engineer-Tech, Home Appliance Technician replied 5 months ago
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Appliance Technician: Engineer-Tech, Home Appliance Technician replied 5 months ago

You won't need to trace the drain down to the pan. You only need to thaw the frozen drain out and then use air pressure to clear it as follows:

Pour hot water down the drain hole until it's draining properly again. Once it's draining properly blow compressed air down to make sure it's clear. If you don't have compressed air, use a turkey baster to blow the line out. After that just put the freezer back together it should stop leaking. I use this method regularly and it takes care of the problem.

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