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Self defrosting deep freeze not defrosting

I recently had a large amount of ice buildup on the bottom of the freezer when the door was left opened.
After using a hair dryer and removing all the ice and clearing the drain, the freezer works ok, but I'm getting frost buildup on the door edges and the top of the freezer.

I'm wondering if something is wrong with the defroster?

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The excess frost in those areas is probably caused by leaky door gasket seals. They should be tight enough to hold a dollar bill securely all the way around. A defrost problem would start on the coils behind the back cover inside the freezer and would also appear on the back wall before it did on the door edges.

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