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Frigidaire side by side suppose to be frost free

The freezer side of my side by side looks just like one of those old time freezers that you had to defrost yourself. Why? We had to take the doors off to get it in my home. If you let the door shut on it's own, the freezer door will slightly open.

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Re: frigidaire side by side suppose to be frost free

I do not have too much info but if you slam the door on your refig side it can cause the freezer to open air is the issue if there is a block of ice on the back wall of the freezer you have a defrost issue you either have have a bad bimetal or defrost control board issue the bimetal is located on the evaporator and the control board is in right hand corner of the refig near the damper area wher the cold air comes in from the freezer if you have cleared the ice out of freezer and you still have frost make sure your door gaset is sealing properly that can cause frost to help the freezer door from poping open make sure there is some weight in the freezer door fill the selfs up on the door itself and make sure the unit is as level as possible

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