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Why is it difficult to open the freezer door?

  • Door Issues
  • Doors Uneven
  • Troubleshooting
  • Built in Appliances, Refrigerators
  • Last Updated 05/19/2015

Why is it difficult to open the freezer door? (Commercial refrigerator, Freezer)

 

symptom Symptom

          Difficult to open the freezer door

 

 

cause Cause

              The door is hard to open again immediately after the freezer is opened and then closed due to lower air pressure in the freezer as  warm air enter the freezer gets colder.

 

 

how to fix How to fix

1.    This symptom will disappear after 30 seconds.

2.    Wipe the door seal with a wash cloth soaked in warm water as obstacles on the seal can make it more difficult to open the door. 

3.    Heavy frost buildup inside the freezer can also interfere with the door closing. 

4.    Remove the frost before use. (for a direct cool refrigerator model) 

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           < Hard to open the door due to lower air pressure inside the freezer. Easy to open the door after 30 seconds>

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           < Hard to open the door due to lower air pressure inside the freezer. Commercial refrigerator>

 

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