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Ice build up

I've owned a Whirlpool Gladiator Freezerator convertible refrigerator/freezer for 4 years and use the larger bottom part as a deep freeze. When humidity becomes high, condensation causes ice to build up along the bottom (under the bottom shelf) AND from 1/2 way down vertically in the back. this means that every two weeks, I have to take the bottom shelf out and hammer out the ice build up. IN ADDITION, I had service on it, when it was under warranty 3 times for this very problem and the service tech, from SEARS, told me nothing was wrong. Obviously, there is. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Frankie

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  • frankierozel May 08, 2009

    I appreciate the input, and this has been done more than once.
    Nothing is wrong with the seal, and twice last year, I took everything out, shut it off and dried it out (following what the Sears Service Tech had done).  


    Nothing has changed, except it seems to be getting worse with the ice build up (as in occurring more frequently this year already).  Although it is much hotter and more humid this May.

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You should to check the Whirlpool Gladiator Freezerator's door sealer to make sure all rubber or plastic seal very well to prevent air humidity come in to build up frost fast. Also, you have to defrost completely and wipe with cloth or paper towel to absorb all waters out and let it dry completely to prevent frost build up.

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