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I continually have condensation collecting at the top of the fridge. I have tried adjusting the unit so that it "tilts" slightly backwards (per my level) and i have adjusted the interior light so that it no longer stays on when the door is closed. I also put a thin coating of pertoleum on the magnetic strip to insure a tighter seal. running out of ideas. The unit is approx. 5 years old but it has done this off and on for the past several years. please help. thank you.

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  • RoxHoff Jul 28, 2008

    Thanks "gwol"

    I will try at tighting up the srews that attach the door to the body and remove a few things from the door. thank you so much for taking your time on this one! by the way..it's a North Star (out of Canada). it's a beautiful unit.....but have had several problems.

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Without having model specifics...

The short and quick answer is that your door is sitting too low. The hinge may have to be removed and straightened. I ran into a similar issue with an Amana bottom freezer where the owner had excessive weight on the door which caused the light to stay on and the door to not seal properly.

The lower hinge had become bent downward causing the problem. The fix was to remove the door and straighten the hinge in a vise. The fix was not permanent since I had to go back less than a year later to fix the same problem, again the door was overloaded.

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