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Freezer door not sealing

My freezer usually makes a suctioning/sealing sound when you close the door. It stopped 2 days ago and everything is thawing fast. It is a frostless. I checked the coils in back---nothing frozen. Any suggestions, please?

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  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    My freezer previously had a suction sound when closing. I noticed frosty ice inside the top section. I cleaned it off, making sure nothing was preventing the door from closing properly, but I'm not getting the suction sound. A dollar bill is easy to remove when closed in the seal. Thank you for any help!

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Probably a defective defrost timer. Try to find the timer. It is usually underneat in the back. When you find it turn the knob slowly click by click. (You may need a screwdriver or knife) turn just until the compressor stops. Let it stay in defrost for about 1/2 hour. turn the knob until the compressor starts let it cool down several hours. Then do it again. If this solves the problem replace the timer. While you are waiting to do this Defrost it at least twice a day by turning the knob.

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