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Freezer freezes over and runs continualy

The vents on the freezer are covered with frost and the freezer seems to run excessively. I defosted it once, but a few days later it did the same thing. Could I possibly have too much in the freezer or didn't I let it fully defrost?

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The number one cause of freezers frosting up and especially that fast, would be that moisture is getting in.  The cause of this is more than likely that your magnetic seal around the door is not making a tight seal.  Check around the door and make sure it is sealed tight.  Even the smallest of gaps will make a big difference.  More than likely it is leaking on the side that has the most frost.  Hope this helps.  

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