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We just bought a house with a Kitchenaid French door fridge

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We just bought a house with a Kitchenaid French door fridge with freezer below, Mode KFCS22EVMS8. The freezer was totally frosted up.
JA: Can you guesstimate how old your KitchenAid is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?
Customer: I let it warm up and got most of the ice out, pulled out the bin to let it thaw. However, it continues to have a high degree of frost which makes the drawers hard to pull out. I am reading this might be a common issue, but I can really find something to indicate the problem or how to fix.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Depends on the extent of "work". I can do basics, but not looking to take on a major maintenance project.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I am guessing it is a few years old, at least 3, but cant say for sure. It is in very good cosmetically.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Appliance
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
OK, this site is confusing.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 year ago.

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The frosting is typically caused from a bad seal on the door or the door being left ajar. Close the drawer and check the gasket all the way around there can be no gaps. If there is not you may have a blockage in an internal port, which you would have to totally defrost the entire unit to clear that issue. Check the gasket first though and we can go from there.

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