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Freezer door doesn't close all the way on one side,

Door seems much tighter on one side then the other. Seal doesn't even touch the main part of fridge when closed. Making a build up of frost/ice in the freezer. Is approx 3 yrs old, has not done this before. It is level, I checked that.

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Make sure that there is nothing blocking the drawer on that side. If there is nothing there carefully inspect the drawer closure. There should be a little catch point when closing the drawer that makes it pull closed on it's own. If you are still having an issue you will want to replace the rail/slide assembly.
Good luck!

Posted on Jun 13, 2010

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