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Sanyo Ref heating/warming of the case and body

The lamp of the unit got busted and noticed that the left and right side (outer) is getting warm. The temp is quite hot (hot enough to feel uncomfortable when touched). I had an electrician check the grounding, found ok.

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This is not a fault. some of the hot pipework is led across the sides and across the transom between fridge and freezer to prevent condensation

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