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I have a Kenmore household freezer, model 564.29701992, which

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I have a Kenmore household freezer, model 564.29701992, which I bought used. It is currently set up in a basement. I'm getting a lot of frost build up which started at the top of the freezer compartment and is working its way down shelf by shelf.Any ideas about causes? Door seal looks ok but how do I check it?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Medic replied 8 years ago.
Is it on the back panel of the freezer?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
No it's on the top of theinterior, the tube running down the back of the interior and on the first shelf.
Expert:  Appliance Medic replied 8 years ago.
Ok and you say the door seals are fine they seal on both sides and the top and bottom?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
They look ok- the freezer was barely used by the first owner, but I'm not sure how to make certain the seals are ok.
Expert:  Appliance Medic replied 8 years ago.
Just make sure they are sealing all the way around tight if so there is air getting in from the bottom were the water drains into the drain pane that tube should be sitting at a 45 deg angle so water stays in it so air can not get inside.
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Sounds good, but how can I be sure the seals are ok? Just visual inspection or is there some little trick to verify the seals are ok?
Expert:  Appliance Medic replied 8 years ago.
Well the best way is to visually inspect them if they are bad or have a bad spot you will see were its not sealing against the unit.There is no tool or trick that will beat the eye!
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