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Water freezes about once a week in water dispenser, I open door , use heat gun to warm door , water works for about a week or two, then it freezes again. Been doing this for about 6-8 months. Tried not having freezer so cold doesn't make a difference. Even tried having appliance store repairman look at it , all that gained was them charging me 100.00 to tell me what I told them.

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This appears to be an insulation problem, inside the freezer door. You will need to dis assemble the freezer door to reinsulate that area

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