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Freezer leaking on Ge Profile

Water leaking out onto bottom and eventually on to floor below freezer. Freezer works fine but i'm finding that i have scrap the water that freezes onto the bottom at least once a week. Refridgerator only 4 or 5 years old

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The drain is frozen over and water cannot escape when it defrosts. You will need to remove the back panel inside the freezer and run some hot water down the drain until it has thawed. Hope this helps

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