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Why there is frost formation in the freezer compartment?

  • Frost Buildup
  • Frost Buildup
  • Troubleshooting
  • Refrigerators
  • Last Updated 22/06/2017

Why there is frost formation in the freezer compartment?<o:p></o:p>

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·         There is frost formation in the freezer compartment.<o:p></o:p>

 Cause<o:p></o:p>

1.    The door is open or partially damaged.<o:p></o:p>

2.    Air gets in through the gasket.<o:p></o:p>

3.    Hot food is stored in the freezer.<o:p></o:p>

4.    Leafy vegetables are put uncovered.<o:p></o:p>

5.    All liquid food items are kept exposed.<o:p></o:p>

 How to fix<o:p></o:p>

1.    Make sure that the door is closed well.<o:p></o:p>

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2.    Check the gasket isn’t damaged.<o:p></o:p>

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3.    Don’t store hot food in the freezer.<o:p></o:p>

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4.    Leafy vegetables should be stored wrapped in plastic bags.<o:p></o:p>

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5.    All liquid (water) food items should not be kept exposed. <o:p></o:p>

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