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Mini split drain freeze

The drain hole on the outdoor unit freezes and the pan fills with ice. This cause pressure on the outdoor coil and makes the system vibrate very loudly. I have cleaned the ice out and checked to be sure the unit is level so it will drain properly, but the ice keeps coming back. They tell me at Daikin that I may be able to install a drain pan heater to solve this,but this will affect the SEER rating. I am hoping someone may have another solution.I am considering adding some styrofoam insulation to the botton of the unit to allow the water more time to drain out.Have other people had this problem?

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