Question about LG Refrigerators

1 Answer

The left side of the freezer drawer is not sealing tight

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 3,230 Answers

Hi there,

Well you may follow the steps given below -
1. There are screws under the fold of the freezer door gasket that holds the brace for the gasket in place. Lift the rubber gasket to expose the screw head, one section at a time. Just loosen the screw, and do not take it completely out.
2. As you loosen the screws, one section at a time, carefully remove the old gasket. At the same time, fit the new gasket into the groove. Make sure your new gasket is lined up properly.
3. Continue around the freezer door, unloosening the screw, taking out the old gasket and fitting the new one in.
4. Tighten the screws into place. This may have to be done once the entire gasket is fitted into place. Check the seal by closing the door.
You can please post the model number of your Refrigerator for further help or information........

Good Luck!!

Thanks

Posted on Aug 01, 2010

  • peggy893 Aug 01, 2010

    The refrigerator is only two years old so the gasket should not need to be replaces. It is an LG. I thought there might be an adjustment on the drawer assembaly.

×

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
Number5Gayle
  • 98 Answers

SOURCE: refrigerator side not sealing tightly when shut.

Sounds like you may need a new magnetic seal. It is worth the money to fix it, saving electric and your food items.

Good Luck

Posted on Aug 09, 2009

  • 555 Answers

SOURCE: freezer all of a sudden started major frost build

Sounds like the sealed system is leaking freon. If the appliance still under warranty, contact the manufacturer for assistance.

Good luck!

Posted on Sep 01, 2009

  • 20 Answers

SOURCE: excessive frost build up in freezer

sounds like a partial blockage, if only had for 6 months, contactthe supplier

Posted on Sep 01, 2009

  • 4793 Answers

SOURCE: the freezer door does not have a tight even seal

steam jet and a towel(i use a boiling kettle,a towel and rubber gloves,with an apron just in case of spillage....)

Posted on Jun 22, 2010

mc1bean
  • 3053 Answers

SOURCE: My freezer drawer is sticking out on the right

Hello, dorothy

I am trying to help you out here. Maybe this will help some? I am know on Fixya as the cleanup expert pro. Which means I spend my own personal time to seek out customers that maybe have not had there problem yet solved. I do this on my own for free. Think of me as a Specialized Trouble Shooter.

I have found out that it appears that lots of customers appreciate my efforts and help. So, I thought I would take some of my own personal time
to see if I can help you. Even though this Informational site may not have your exact model or brand, But this site will help you a lot. Here is the site link about everything you want to know about refrigerator and possibly yours, from repair to trouble shooting it.

http://home.howstuffworks.com/how-to-repair-a-refrigerator.htm





Please if this helped you at all, if you can find the time and in your heart to rate my help and some kind words written would be appreciated for my free help, I would appreciate it. Like I said I just try to help, If anything this is good information for future problems. If you felt that my free help was a waist of time for you, I'm sorry. I do not get paid to help people on the site, I do it cause I like to help and maybe make a smile on someones face.

Here is also my direct link to my own pages of other areas of my expertise for other problems you might have in Automotive, Appliance, and Electronics. Drop In anytime for my help.


http://beta.fixya.com/users/mc1bean

Posted on Oct 31, 2011

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Old whirlpool upright freezer. door left slightly ajar.light on inside. Rubber around door warm. won't seal.some things starting to thaw.shut door.should I do anything else


Seal needs to be replaced around door. Make sure magnetic strip is tight against sides of refrigerator, even if you have to cut the outside so it lays flat against the sides.

May 03, 2015 | Whirlpool Freezers

1 Answer

The LG freezer door does not close fully on the right side but seals perfectly on the left side, ideas?


I would check and see if the drawer is just stuck, or has something in it, or just remove the drawer and see if it seals

Mar 02, 2015 | LG Refrigerators

1 Answer

My ice drawer will not come out it is stuck


Hello;

My name is Peter. I am a retired field service refrigeration technician.

I see this problem all of the time. That is why I recommend either a top freezer or side x side.

1.) You have guide rails on drawer type freezers. These become iced up to the point you can not open the door. If you try to force the door you may damage it.

2.) If the door is dot tightly sealed, condensate will get in the freezer. Hot goes to cold like a magnet. Hot air and cold air equals condensate.

3.) How do you fix the problem? Unfortunately, you can not get to the door guide rails to clean the ice of from them. You are going to have to unplug your unit to let the rails defrost to the point where you can pull the drawer. This can take up to 24 hours depending how badly the guide rails are iced up.

Feb 15, 2015 | GE Adora (DSF25KGTBG) Side by Side...

1 Answer

I have kitchen aid superba the icemaker works fine, except at the door where ice is dispensed the unit freezes up the ice crusher area like there is an air leak in the door somewhere which allows warm air...


I have had this issue with my french door kitchen aid freezer drawer. I have a toddler who sometimes gets into the drawer. If it is left open just a hair, it will melt everything completely and water leaks out all over the floor.

The drain gets clogged when the door gets pushed back in for a tight seal and freezes again.

Try to focus on keeping a really tight seal every time you open and then close the freezer...its almost like you have to TRY to close it hard to ensure it is closed. Total pain, but it works. When the door is closed tight, it stays like it is supposed to .

Oct 16, 2013 | KitchenAid Superba Architect KSCS25INSS...

1 Answer

Freezer door does not close all the way


Remove the tray, pull door all the way out and check to see if it is spare. Sometimes the gears jump causeing one side to seal and the other dosent. If that is the issue, use pressure to square door

Aug 19, 2012 | Kenmore Elite 22.4 cu. ft. Bottom Freezer...

1 Answer

I just bought a house with a Kenmore stainless steel bottom drawer freezer. The freezer drawer does not close completely and large amounts of snow and ice accumulate inside. I have taken the drawer out,...


Check top see if the arms of the drawer are fully seated into the rails which support it and extend from inside the freezer when the drawer is opened. On most french door refrig's, there are hooks on the back side and tabs on the front side which are sometimes hard to get back in. Then the door is locked into the rail with a screw at the point where the rail meets the freezer door.

Aug 21, 2010 | Kenmore 73503 Stainless Steel Bottom...

2 Answers

Excessive fosting in the freezer compartment


may have a bad drain line heater or a bad defrost heater, thermostat, or timer.

Oct 09, 2009 | Freezers

1 Answer

Samsung refrigerator - frost on outside of freezer drawers


try checking the freezer door seal.
if slight gap anywhere around the door seal drawer fronts will frost up.
warm seal up with hair dryer and ease seal out with your hands..
problem often happens with door reversal.

Oct 09, 2009 | Samsung RB2155 Bottom Freezer Refrigerator

3 Answers

My freezer is frosting...there is snow all over


In my case with constant snow and frost build-up in my bottom drawer GE freezer, it was because the drawer never properly closed. As one user noted, "there is no adjustment." However, there are "catches" at the rear of the drawer glides and in my case one needed adjustment because it was preventing the drawer from remaining closed tightly. SEE PHOTOS. The photos show many items removed, but to make this repair, you only need a butter knife to pop out the black plastic catch mechanisms at the back end of the drawer glides, and only if you can see that the spring is not properly positioned. SEE PHOTOS

29de6fa.gif
089f100.gif

2a3a483.gif


e8a2f25.gif

May 09, 2009 | LG LRFD22850 Bottom Freezer Refrigerator...

2 Answers

Kenmore Elite bottom freezer drawer won't shut


Has something fallen behind the drawer, and is preventing it from sliding back all the way? Remove the drawer by pulling it all the way out and lift it up and out. Look for anything that has fallen back there.

Dec 31, 2008 | Kenmore Elite 22.4 cu. ft. Bottom Freezer...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Refrigerators Logo

Related Topics:

26 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top LG Refrigerators Experts

John Tripp
John Tripp

Level 3 Expert

4654 Answers

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8220 Answers

christian nielsen

Level 3 Expert

358 Answers

Are you a LG Refrigerator Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...