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Excessive frosting building up quickly around the lid on my 5 year old Norfrost Aura top-opening frezeer. I do not know the capacity, but the outside dimensions are 54x54x84mm. The control is set at 60% towards max. No other specs, re model number, etc. visible.

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Lid seal if not making. no cure

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