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Check along top of door for ill fitting seal first .....

Posted on Aug 26, 2010

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Is it just the freezer section? Open the freezer door for a minute and then, without shutting it, press the button on the inside that makes the light go out. The fan at the back at the top of the freezer should start whirring. This circulates the freezing air. If it doesn't start then that's your problem as the freezing air isn't getting to the top of the freezer. It's simple enough to replace. Buy a new part (30 pounds?) and replace from the inside by removing the back panels to the freezer. Turn the freezer off and unplug first though, obviously! Hope this helps.

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There must be a leak at the top to allow air in. I am assuming the rest of the freezer is fine. Do you find frost on the ice trays. Check the seals on the doors.

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Top left corner of door is pushed back by ice. gasket looks OK. Cleaned ice but problem reoccured


hello,
is your freezer one you have to defrost manually or it is a automatic defrost style, if it's manual defrost ,the frost i suspect has built up and pushing the door out ,by defrosting it their will be clearance between door and shelf. If it is auto defrost either one or both door hinges should be replaced

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We have an imperial upright ''commercial grade'' freezer. The top shelf has 2 inches of ice on it. The rest of the freezer is not cold. Door seal is ok. freezer is currently unplugged and defrosting.


just to be sure that your door is sealing properly, put a flashlight into the freezer and turn off all of the lights in the room to see if there are any openings in the seal. Iam suggesting you this coz sometimes a small opening may pass our eyes easily....

if the door is sealing properly......
If this is the type of freezer where the shelves are the evaporator coils, the coolant goes through the shelves(tubing) and the formation of frost is normal and has to be manually defrosted.All the shelves should be as cold asd the top one. The fact that just one has any frost may indicate that it is low on freon. If this is the case you should notice that the freezer doesn't get cold enought just like you said... so check your freon levels.

This could also be because of the thermostat not sensing when the fridge reaches its set temperature and as a result of this the compressor will keep on running and build-up of ice will occur.

Follow the advices in the order prescribed above and you should be set




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Not freezing on top shelf of door


try to replace the Styrofoam cup then put on the top.. if the same happens.or it will be frozen it means styrofaom is .................................. then use another...

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Upright freezer-only top shelf gets frost


it may be that the door is open a lot witch lets in warm air that go's to the top of your freezer and turns into ice so there maybe nothing wrong with your freezer, in winter we heat the house up and close all the windows this holds in the damp air,, in the summer it should be ok, but to test it place a thermometer in the freezer is should be about -21*f or there abouts for a 4 star freezer

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The top shelf in my upright freezer ices up badly; but the rest of the freezer is great - no ice! What causes this and is there something I can put on that shelf to keep the ice from building up.


If this is the type of freezer where the shelves are the evaporator coils, the coolant goes through the shelves(tubing) and the formation of frost is normal and has to be manually defrosted.All the shelves should be as cold asd the top one. The fact that just one has any frost may indicate that it is low on freon. If this is the case you should notice that the freezer doesn't get cold enought.

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Ice forming very fast on top shelf only


You said you checked the seal but one thing you can try to be double sure the seal is tight put a thin layer of vaseline along the entire seal it will fill in any gaps and you can be sure it is sealing completely.

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Bottom drawer wall is covered s ice/ top shelf not freezing


Sounds like a defrost system problem. Could be related to defrost timer, heaters or defrost thermostat. Have it serviced.

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Ice on top of freezer and top shelf of door


IT SOUND LIKE YOU HAVE AN AIR LEAK IN TOP OF GASKET,THE GASKET HAS A MAGNET IN IT ,YOU CAN USE A HAIR DRYER TO SOFTEN THE RUBBER UP TO SEE IF YOU CAN GET THE SEAL BACK TIGHT,BE CAREFULL NOT TO BURN THE GASKET OR YOURSELF,THANKS-MIKE

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