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Where do I find the drain pipe from my Amana bottom freezer refrigerator? It must be clogged as I have water (turning to ice) and building up in my freezer section (which is located at the bottom of the refrigerator). And how do I clean out the drain pipe? Thank you for your time and consideration.

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