How do you remove the trough pan for replacement? Mine has a hole rusted through on the compartment side of the drain nozzle allowing the condensate to back up into the refrigerator compartment during the defrost cycle. I have temporarily patched it with duct tape but am concerned that it will not survive the heat from the defrost coil and would prefer to replace the trough all together. I suspect the bottom freezer liner needs to be removed but it is not obvious how that is done. Refrigerator was manufactured in April 1997.
ANSWER Hi Gary. The drain trough pan part # WR17X2160 bolts behind the evaporator and naturally hangs down above the drain hole. You should not need to remove the bottom freezer liner.
Answered by AppliancePartsPros.com | Wednesday, September 19, 2012