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Fresh food door has poor suction

I thought I would solve this problem by getting it cooler but it diddnt help,although it did have a cooling problem.What else gives it that suction ? The gasket looks good and its 36 degrees in there. Its been fine for 7 years so it must be installed right.Any ideas?

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I don't know of any unit that creates suction. Most are magnetic. The seal itself has a magnetic strip molded into it . These are man made and deteriorate over time. If it is not holding the door closed it probably needs to be replaced. See if it has any magnetic ability left by placing a knife up next to it. It should pull the knife blade to it..Also the vinyl covering gets hard with age and does not bend to seal as easily. These two factors together can lead to sealing problems. This leads to frost accumulation around the door and poor cooling if the seal is bad enough.....Let me know...

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