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The partition between fridge and freezer is boiling hot

After moving my fridge to a different location in my house, the partition between fridge and freezer is boiling hot. I spoke to an appliance repairman who told me this is normal up to 12-24 hours. At 18 hours, I unplugged it due to smell of something burning. Do you have any input on this? Thanks a bunch!

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  • bianchijr Mar 11, 2009

    I have the same issue - however it's mostly always hot - I check it almost every day and there's only been a few days where it felt normal. Most days it's very, very hot. Any ideas?

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Some of the hot pipework is routed across the transom between fridge and freezer to prevent condensation.. this will be hotter when you start up a warm appliance.
temp can not go so high as to cause a smell of burning so look elsewhere for that - maybe the compressor electrics

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