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Magnet on freezer door no longer functions to maintain seal

Not aware of any action that may have caused this problem.

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  • northstar846 Dec 26, 2008

    Restatement of problem. The freezer door will not seal to the cabinet/frame. There have been no previous indications of any problem. What secures, i.e., seals, the door to the cabinet when the door is closed? Note: the seals are in good shape and clean. The unit is also square on the floor. Is the problem a parts problem, e.g., magnet? hinge? Adjustment problem? The problem could have occurred incrementally but without symptoms until the seal would not function or the problem could be a part or condition that simply occurred abruptly.

  • northstar846 Jan 06, 2009

    Condensation caused the magnetised seal from functioning. Once the freezer was free from frost, the door seal once again functioned.

  • Todd Born
    Todd Born May 11, 2010

    are you talking about the one for the gasket?

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Try putting parafin or wax in the seal to keep it from stickint and turning on yoiu. also try to repositionm the load inside of the compartment.

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Make sure the door is not out of alignment,and nothing is preventing the door from closing properly, check for loose or broken door hinge..
Plz leave comment.Thanks.

Posted on Dec 25, 2008

  • Barry Coates
    Barry Coates Dec 28, 2008

    Further to your prob with freezer door seal.

    If you have not solved it yet, try placing a thin piece of metal or pin or something like that against the seal, if it is still magnetised then it is o/k, if it won't hold metal then the seal needs replacing.

    Try this all the way round the seal.

    Plz let me know how you get on.

    thanks

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