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    • Part Number: AP3998079
    • MFG Part Number: 241801301
    • Made by: Frigidaire
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On the ceiling in my refrigerator, there's a box with a hose toward the back/inside of the frig that is leaking water. Is this a simple fix? Maybe just a broken/cracked hose or clogged hose?

Jackie for Model Number FRT21FD3AW2

ANSWER Hello Jackie, This is the defrost drain. If you open the fresh food door and look straight up at the control box you will see an opening near the center that has a screw in it. This is normally a 1/4 inch head screw. Removing it will allow you to lower the box and unplug the wiring harness from the ceiling. You can now use a piece of weed eater line to chase the drain tube. If you hit a point where it won't go all the way through, twisting the line while you push it in will normally make it go around any turn it may have encountered. It will need to be at least six feet long to go all of the way through. As a note, the square weed eater line is easier to manage in this application. Once clear, you can re-assemble the unit and put it back into operation. 

Answered by AppliancePartsPros.com   |   Thursday, July 25, 2013

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