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Freezer does do not have a tight seal at the bottom

The gasket on my Whirlpool Upright Freezer (Model #EV150NXAN00)isn't getting a tight seal at the bottom. How do I fix it where it will seal or how do I replace the part?

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It's an easy question! ans: support your leg in the bottom part of the door and pull the top part of the door with your hand with a great force.......it will seems to be bendind. dont worry. it will just make the door parallel................have a nice day :-)

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