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probably the best idea is to contact a local fridge/ freezer person that replaces seals on the doors of fridges and freezers (yellow pages for a start-fridge repairers)
they have an assortment of seal profiles on board and they make the seal to suit the door on site
The cost is about 75% of new price
ask the service agent spares for a seal, because although the freezer may be old , seals didn't change all that much and you may still get a seal from them
From the size I am guessing that it is a chest freezer probably an electrolux/email product and you may be lucky if it is
Step 2: Input the outside edge dimensions you need your gasket to be (length and width) and how many sides it has (3 sided gaskets are most common for walk-in coolers/freezers, You will want precise measurements. Here's our " How to measure your gasket" video.
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You are going to have to do your own leg work on this one I think. Maybe somebody here can answer that question, however this is a repair forum and I can't memorize the dimensions of every possible fridge out there. My suggestion is to bring a tape measure with you to the appliance store of your choice, or look at online catalogs, they may actually list the dimensions you seek.
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That is not that hard to fix and you can easily buy the parts yourself
Here is a tip that will help you with the online buying...
Clean the seal on the metel and the seal real good with some steel wool or a good stiff scrub brush. If the magnates in the seal are pulled away for te metel to far you can take a blow dryer on high while pulling firmly on the bad spots and letting the dryer reform them. This takes a little time but may fix it until your ready to replace the entire seal outfit. Also for good measure just because>>>>>
Is your circulating fan working?
Sometimes they stick and need a shot of WD 40 and then work
it back and forth a little until it wants to take off again. Keep me informed
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It depends on the control that your freezer utilizes.
If your temp control dial has the numbers 0-9 or 1-9, then you have whats commonly known as a coil temp sensor.
Unlike an air temp contol that measure the air temp inside the freezer and comes on and off with a 3-5° swing, the coil temp sensor runs a little bit different.
With a coil temp control or sensor, the temp control has a capillary tube and bulb that is inserted into the coil either at on of the ends down a guidetube or just into the center of the radiator type fins. This temp control measures the temperature of the coil, and not the temperature of the air inside the freezer. When the unit runs, the coils typically gets 20° colder than the air temp. And when the control satisfies (shuts off), it will not call for cooling again until the sensing bulb has reached the cut-in point which is typically well above design box temp.
So, to quickly answer your question, yes it is possible to have a 25° temp swing and not have anything really wrong with the unit. That is how its been designed to operate and that is how it will operate. Your only option (although not recommended) is to replace the coil temp sensor with and air temp control. That will give you more consistent temps.
Also, when taking temp of a freezer with a coil temp sensor, be sure to temp the product in the freezer and not the air temperature.
freezer burn is the result of sublimation (the change of state from a solid to a vapor) In order to prevent/cut down on the rate of freezer burn make sure that all foods are tightly wrapped and/or sealed. The more are you can remove from the package before freezing the better. That is why vacuum sealing is so popular. Hope this helps
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