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Where is the drip pan on a Frigidaire freezer?

Last Updated: 17th August, 2021

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A refrigerator's drain pan is located on the bottom of the unit, near the floor. It typically can be accessed by removing the grill on the front of the refrigerator and sliding the pan forward.

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Correspondingly, does my Frigidaire refrigerator have a drip pan?

Answer Barbara, the drip pan will be located in the back of the refrigerator in the compressor compartment. This can be accessed by removing the panel located at the bottom of the back side of the refrigerator.

Furthermore, where is the defrost drain in my Frigidaire refrigerator? Defrost drain hole located on the back wall of the freezer, just up from where the floor slopes up to the back, in the center. Plastic panel held in place by a screw. Remove screw and panel, and the drain hole will be visible.

Likewise, where is the drip tray on a fridge freezer?

While refrigerators vary in design, the drip pan is almost universally located in the bottom of the unit. This is so that gravity will allow the liquid to flow easily from the top of the unit to the bottom. Remove the kick panel on the lower front of your refrigerator if your model has one.

How do you clean a Frigidaire drip pan?

How to Clean a Drip Pan for a Frigidaire Refrigerator

  1. Grasp the refrigerator on both sides and carefully slide it out to expose the back.
  2. Locate the drip pan on the back of the refrigerator, near the compressor.
  3. Pour any accumulated liquid in the pan down a sink drain.
  4. Scrub the pan in circular motions with a nonabrasive brush to remove encrusted debris.

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