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Small patch of ice if frost free freezer

I just got a Whirlpool upright frost free freezer, I have noticed that on the door, about 10 inches over from the (opening) side of the door along the top of the freezer, there is a patch of ice. There is also a patch of ice from the vent to the front of the freezer. It is like where the cold air blows out of the vent in the back to the door. Ice forms there. Does this mean there is something wrong with the seal? This is a brand new freezer, we have only had it about 3 months. If not what could it be, and if it is what do I do?

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Frost free does not mean no frost ever anywhere. It just means that there is a mechanism to defrost the evaporator on a regular basis. If there is a spot where frost is forming in the box it may just mean that a little bit of moisture that is not collected on the coil may be finding another cold spot to stick. The area where the fan blows into the cabinet is bound to be the coldest spot in the freezer therefore an ideal place to collect frost. Check the level of the unit and your door gasket to be sure the door is closing tight and true.

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