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Chest freezer lid

When i shut the freezer lid it is like there is no vacum to hold the lid shut sometimes its shut sometimes you can lift it up very easy "wont shut"

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Its very common with unit to do this, if hot weather, hard to open, usally caused be barometric pressure, hot air goes in, cold inside unit compensates when door closes causing a vaccum. If door wont close, sheck your draws or shelves, may be misplaced or items may restrict closure, do a thorough check on all,remove shelves if needs be...any further issues. please get intouch ASAP Please..Russ

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Vacuum is caused by contraction of air. If your temperatures are being maintained the difference in how easily the lid opens and closes is not a point to worry about. If the lid wont shut after it is opened you do have a problem. If the lid is staying open at one corner try, with the lid open give it a slight twist pulling on the corner that is not closing fully. This action should spring the lid back to its original sealing position.

Posted on Jun 15, 2008

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