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Gasket doesn't seal at top of door.

There is a gap at the top left of the door opening. The gasket looks fine, no cracks or looks of being worn. I measured the gap between the door by the hinge to be approximately 3/4's of an inch and about 1 1/4 of an inch at the door opening. I don't understand why this happened? I haven't moved it or had any damage done to it.
I have adjusted the gap with the screw at the bottom of the door per the owners manual, but it didn't help.

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  • hgalovich May 27, 2009

    Thanks slypp187! I was afraid that the gasket might need to be replaced. The freezer is 11 years old and I've never had any trouble with it.

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You could use a hair dryer to attempt to remold the gasket to the door
other than that i think you would have to replace the gasket

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  • slypp187 May 27, 2009

    if taken care of freezers will last forever,
    usually the gasket is the only thing you will ever change on a freezer.
    11 yrs sounds about right for a gasket



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