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I too have ice on the bottom of my freezer that is seeping out the door.

I know I have to check the freezer defrost drain hole for blockage.  Where is it located on the unit?

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Re: I too have ice on the bottom of my freezer that is...

I had the same problem - initially couldn't figure out the the rubber tube at the back as there are may plastic tubing for the icemaker etc and my model is FRS25ZRF. The one coming back form the defroster is the black rubber tube about 1/2 inch thick connect to the drain tray below the fan.

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Re: I too have ice on the bottom of my freezer that is...

Take back panel off freezer and will be at the bottom of freezer

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