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Frigidaire- Freezer side is defrosting

The freezer door wouldn't seal shut tight, then noticed a few hours later that things were melting/defrosting in there. Checked coils and they've been cleaned about 6 weeks ago, so not too dirty. Wonder what the problem could be? Compressor going out?

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  • oompaloompa7 Nov 05, 2008

    Now the compressor is running again, but the freezer door wants to keep bouncing open. All the seals are normal like when we first purchased it. So if you close the refrigerator door, the freezer door will bounce open slightly. It use to seal itself shut and NEVER bounce open. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks.

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If door not sealing then air gets in and the moisture in the air freezes on the evaporator and blocks air flow. fault may well cure itself after a few days assuming the door is now sealing ok

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