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Freezer ices up so much that top part does not get cold. We have to take backing off and let the ice melt- gettiing mores often-now about every 2 weeks. Does it need new rubber gasket? Can the door gaskets be replaced easily, or do we need a repair person?


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Does the fan in the back of the freezer compartment still run okay? If it does not then the freezer will continue to get colder and colder. On most newer models an automatic defroster handles things. A bad cycle switch motor can cause it to freeze up too which runs the defroster. It is a simple matter of seeing what is working one by one at a time first.

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