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We have a happily humming away GE upright Freezer, Model # 12DACW 4.3 -- and yes, it is virtually ancient, mid-1960s. Door gasket has finally gone, generating plenty of frost and a veritable snowstorm when I open the door. For want of a gasket, do we have to give up on a freezer that still operates beautifully?

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Wow, amazing that it is still running. Too bad they don't make them like they used to. Anyway you can get a new gasket though you will have to make it yourself. The following website sells universal gaskets that you will have to cut out. I have posted a link to one size, but since I am not so familiar with the dimensions, you may just have to contact the company about the size you need. You will find a "Request Dimensions" spot on the page so you can get what you need. So please click on the following website link and let me know how this turns out.

http://store.appliancezone.com/servlet/-strse-45327/SU2002-refrigerator-refrigerators-door/Detail



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