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Keeping the Refrigerator Drain Pan Clean

In automatically defrosted models, water from melting frost flows out a drain in the floor of the refrigerator and into a pan, where it evaporates. Food particles can be carried along, clogging the drain and causing odors. Clean the drain regularly by following these steps:

  1. Remove the stopper.
  2. Use a pipe cleaner or similar device to push any accumulations through to the drain pan below.
  3. Force a solution made from soap, ammonia, and water through the drain. Empty the pan and wash it.