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How to find and replace a freezer door seal

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On many models, it is not possible to fit a replace,ent door seal - they are foamed into the door and to replace the seal means replacing the whole door

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I have 20 cf Whirlpool model #evl202nxtn freezer,I can feel cold air from the top of the door seal.Anyway to stop this with out replacing the seal.The freezer 18 mth old.Thanks


oh wow . i have the same freezer with same exact problem. i bought it brand new. i can definately see the seal on top is not installed properly. i always thought it was only my freezer but i guess its a manufacturing issue.

Sep 24, 2010 | Whirlpool 19.6 cu. ft. Upright Freezer...

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Temperature Alarm


Can you look behind the food and shelves at the back wall near the bottom, if there is a frost build up on the back wall we have an issue with the defrost system, this would cause poor air flow and loss of cooling. I do not have your model number but I am assuming since it is a frost free unit it has an internal fan. If so is the fan running inside, can you feel air out the vent in the top? If not your fan motor may have gone out. The next thing to check is feel the side walls of the freezer, they should be warm. If they are not the compressor may not be running. Let me know the results of these questions and we can go from there.

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REPLACEMTN MAGNETIC DOOR SEAL FOR FREEZER NOT


freezer needs to be down to temp with door shut for about 1hour to build up vaccum

Sep 14, 2009 | Bosch Freezers

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Freezer door of electrlux freezer keeps coming


Try cleaning along seal and seal itself. If it does not work get new seal. The seal do go bad after a while.. If under warranty call dealer you purchased from for them to replace.

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Door doesn't close properly, leaks water


If the door seals are still pliable and intact there are two possible causes.

1/ The upper door hinge on the top of freezer unit has two adjusting screws under a plastic cover/cap which allows the upper hinge to be set forward or back altering/adjusting the spacing of the door seal to the freezer body. Moving the hinge outward at the top will cause the door to seal tighter at the bottom and lessen escaping cold air and condensation to form (water droplets). Adjust carefully so as not to create a weak seal (air gap) along other sealing edges of the door frame.

2/ Many United Refrigeration Commercial Freezers are manual defrosting. Moisture from inside the freezer can condense between the inner molded door panel (door shelves) and the exterior metal door. Usually ice buildup will occur in this space, but when defrosting or during high ambient temps the ice will melt and drip out along the bottom door edge/seal. Screws alomg the door frame (hidden by the door seal) hold the seal in place and also the inner molded door panel. The inner panel can be removed to replace the seal or to remove the ice buildup.

Jun 04, 2009 | Freezers

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Upright freeezer only gets to 32 degrees


have you checked the door seals on the freezer. sounds like its getting air into the compartment and causing the problem.

Mar 28, 2009 | Frigidaire 14.1 cu. ft. Upright Freezer...

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Kenmore freezer


if the gasket isn't torn and the gap isn't caused by a door hinge problem you might try putting some vaseline on the door seal. If that doesn't help you may have to replace the seal.

Dec 30, 2008 | Kenmore 20.3 cu. ft. / 575 liter Upright...

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How to replace the door seal on a frigidare upright freezer


most fridge door seals are attached to the door by screws. If you flap the seal up from the bottom you should see some screws. if you go to the site below it gives your guidance on replacing the seals on fridges, as all fridge seals are pretty generic you should find it useful
http://www.wikihow.com/Replace-a-Refrigerator-Door-Seal

I hope this helps

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it often works to warm the seal with a hairdryer and reshape it

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