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How do I replace the gasket on my upright hot point freezer? It is leaking "cold air" and it is all frosted up.

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  • imthemom61 Jul 22, 2010

    Thank you, I just have to find a gasket.

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To remove the gasket, you will need a 1/4" nut driver. When you open the door, if you pull the top of the gasket up, you should see a metal strip that holds the gasket in place. To remove the strip, undo all the 1/4" nuts that hold this strip. Then take your new gasket, start at the top place the gasket and strip into the door, start the nut but do not tighen. Continue to seat the gasket by attaching the nuts to the strip untill all have been replaced, and tighten the nut until they are snug.

Check your work by placing a dollar bill and shut the door. Try and pull the bill out, if the bill slides too easily, then check to see if the nuts need to be tighten. Hope this helps you.

Posted on Jul 22, 2010

  • Stephen Lam Jul 23, 2010

    You should be able to find the gasket by going to any appliance supply house or check online at such as applianceZone.com, repairclinic.com. Just enter the model number and they should stock the gasket for your refrigerator.

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