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How do you keep ice from forming on the back wall and top of the refrigerator portion of a refrigerator-freezer?

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2006-12-29 19:15:52

You didn't say how old the freezer is. However, what usually

causes this is loading your freezer too tight with food (no air

circulating) or accidently leaving the door ajar (this happens more

often than one realizes.) Your temperature may be way too cold.

Once these freezers are 10 - 12 years old then it's time to get a

new one. To sustain a freezer for a long life period one needs to

rotate their foods (food you bought a few weeks to a month before

should be kept on top and the newer foods put underneath.) Also,

anything that has been in your freezer for a year should be thrown

out. If you hunt or fish or have bought roasts, etc., put plastic

wrap around it, then wrap it in several sheets of newspaper. The

newspaper is an insullation and will keep your meats from freezer

burns and you may get more than a year out of those meats. Freezer

burned meats are not bad for you, but they do lose their


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