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Author Topic: Maytag refrigerator side by side ices up at freezer hole on refrigerator side.  (Read 5807 times)

Offline robjoder

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Everything works fine except inside my refrigerator side where the cold air comes from the freezer side - it ices up around the hole and if I don't melt it - it will stop the flow of cool air. Here are 3 pics of it.

Model RSW22E0DAE

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After you thaw it all out do you adjust that damper?
Looks to me like you got it closed too much so the cold control don't get enough air.
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Offline theoldstoveguy

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Refrigerator fresh food door gasket not sealing is the most common reason for that. Make sure the door gasket is making contact all around the door. Usually it is at the lower section opposite the hinge side.

Offline robjoder

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Yes I just checked the seal and at the bottom lower side (opposite the hinge) the seal is not making contact about 1/3 up. thx O0

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Hair dryer to soften and shape,should do the trick.

Offline Ironhorse

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Those are not fully foamed doors.  They can pop out and warp.  I usually fix more with opening it, putting my knee at the spot I need to get the door in more and tweak it.  I've seen people walk into them when they are open and bow them out the last 1/3 of a way down.  Place the knee and hold the door, then flex the to of it.