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Frigidaire side by side freezer- water which turns to ice is collecting at the bottom of the freezer - drain hole at the back / lower part of the freezer appears to get frozen - causing the water / ice build up

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This should not be happening as a heater in the freezer should eliminate this problem.first check the hose is completely clear,if it is when your fridge goes into defrost mode you should be able to feel warmth near this drain or hear the ice crackling and defrosting thence draining via the rear tube also try removing the offending ice in the drain with hot water

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