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Exterior side walls VERY hot

A 2 year old Frigidaire freezer, the side walls to the freezer are VERY hot to the touch, especially in the middle and above. ONe side wall is open to the air, the other is against a wall. The freezer seems to operate properly.

I have noticed this for about a week now. it may have been occurring for much longer.

This certainly is not normal, nor correct. Any suggestions on what the problem might be

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Hi wjjlaw,
ngafm at your service,

Is the hot side th open side or against the wall or cabinet side?

Have you touched this side before in he two years you have this appliance? Or is it that you just noticed it?

And if you can keep your hand on that spot for a long time it is not so hot only warm? If it is not burning your had it is probably just the characteristic of that fridge!
Check if the freezer part is full to the top and packed full.
Freezers can not be so full that you cover the cold air vents usually found in th rear of the freezer.


My advice is only a trained tech can remedy this problem, this time!
If I were there I'm sure I could nail it down!

You need hands on service!
Bless You ,
ngafm,
Please give me a good rating before you sign off.
Thank you.

Posted on Sep 10, 2008

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