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Kenmore side by side -freezer issue

Inside at ice dispenser/water dispenser area, icy frost accumulates. Seems that the ice dispenser 'door' doesn't seal any longer. can that be adjusted/replaced with ease?

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Friend,
ngfam1 At your service!

That is the problem and it needs to be replaced . But some times service will find more than one part worn and needing replacement!

You need service this time !
Sounds like a Thermostat problem!

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You need a hands on tech for this repair!

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