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Ice forms on freezer door. Changed door gasket 3 or 4 years

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Ice forms on freezer door. Changed door gasket 3 or 4 years ago. Is there any way to prevent this icing ?
Submitted: 15 days ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 15 days ago.

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Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 15 days ago.

If frost is forming on the door, it means that either the freezer is set too cold, or the door seal isn't sealing up properly. Use a hair dryer and heat up the door seal all the way around and then close the door and continue heating the door seal to make sure everything is formed properly and seals up all the way around. Other than that, set the temperature inside the freezer so that the temperature never goes below 0 degrees or there will be too much unwanted frost build up. That's all you can do and if the seal is sealing up all the way around then you shouldn't have problems again. Also, where the ice is forming on the door is the direct location that air is leaking in so be sure to heat up the seal in that area well and make sure it's making good contact with the frame of the refrigerator when the door is closed.

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Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 14 days ago.

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