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    • Zola.
    • By Zola. 16th Apr 19, 11:25 AM
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    Chest Freezer too cold?
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    • 16th Apr 19, 11:25 AM
    Chest Freezer too cold? 16th Apr 19 at 11:25 AM
    Our chest freezer in the garage is making a lot of ice / snow around the top sides, sometimes under the seal where the door closes.

    I have scraped it off a fair few times recently, but I dont think I am sorting the problem.

    What should I be doing? I adjusted the * sign from the big star to a smaller one to see if that helps..
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    • Jackmydad
    • By Jackmydad 16th Apr 19, 11:49 AM
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    • 16th Apr 19, 11:49 AM
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    • 16th Apr 19, 11:49 AM
    Sounds like the seal might be leaking, and letting in moist air which is condensing. Go all the way round with a piece of paper and see if it's trapped by the seal.
    Don't pile stuff on the freezer lid, or overfill the freezer so the lid can't shut.
    A freezer thermometer is cheap off eBay or similar to check the thermostat is working correctly.
    • EssexExile
    • By EssexExile 16th Apr 19, 1:06 PM
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    • 16th Apr 19, 1:06 PM
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    • 16th Apr 19, 1:06 PM
    There's no such thing as too cold for a freezer, it's -18 or colder. As above, check seals. Moist air is getting in & freezing.
    Tall, dark & handsome. Well two out of three ain't bad.
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