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Condensation and ice buildup

Our LG fridge, Model # LFX25971ST, has recently started to have excessive condensation around the ice dispenser. Additionally, every time we open the fridge door, there are drops of water. Those aren't the only problems including ice/frost buildup inside the fridge where the ice maker makes contact and the light switch in the freezer freezing in the up position and ice building up on it.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Frost buildup on ice/water dispenser

Your problem is definatly caused by air entering freezer either from the ice shute flap or door not sealing correctly, try putting a bright torch in frezzer and closing door look for light escaping around edge of door, if you can see the light then change door seal, the fault cannot be anything else. Regards Advisor

Posted on Aug 30, 2007

applianceboy
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SOURCE: condensation problem hotpoint mistral 8596

if the door seals are both ok, check and see if she has any open containers in the fridge juice ect that may be allowing moisture to escape. a model number and serial nuber off the sticker in the fridge would help me with more ideas.

Posted on Sep 26, 2007

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SOURCE: Frost build up in the freezer section of my side by side Kenmore

Replace the defrost clock.

Posted on Feb 25, 2009

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SOURCE: Fridge Condensation

Check the seal of the rubber gasket, if there are improper seal of the magnet, pour hot water along it to soften the rubber. (be careful when handling hot water). When the rubber is soften, try to stretch it a little by pulling it. close the door and the magnet will keep the seal in place.

Posted on May 09, 2009

Sea Breeze
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SOURCE: Condensation on the outside of the ice/water dispenser on freezer side.

Turn the water supply off to the back of refrigerator and take the line feeding the supply to the water control valves off and then put the line into a pan to purge any trash that may have collected before entering control valve. It is very possible that a piece of rust or a piece of plastic is holding the control valve open slightly. The continuous dripping of the chilled water is what I suspect is causing the condensate. On bottom of the refrigerator Sears uses a number like this example. You may find the number behind the cold food section door near floor. I will need that to help you better. Example 215.22897
Sears always gives their models a different number than the same models that GE, Whirlpool, Westinghouse and on and on. When you are able to see if the valve is stuck and need to clean or replace it we will need your model like in the example to find the correct part, Let me know, Thanks, Sea Breeze

Posted on May 16, 2009

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