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Compressor and water are hot!

We first noticed a problem a couple weekes ago. The water from the dispensor was very hot for about the first 4-5 fl. oz. dispensed, then was cool. I later discovered that the compressor was heating the water line. The floor directly beneath the refrigerator was very warm, so I pulled out the refrigerator, took off the cover, and cleaned out the dust and lint. Surprisingly, there was not very much dust, etc. to remove. The black compressor tank is very hot to the touch and a bit noisier than it was several months ago. The fan is running fine. The unit is only two years old. Is there any danger of a fire from the heat? What do I do? Thanks!

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Re: Compressor and water are hot! - Hotpoint HSS25GFP Side by Side Refrigerator Refrigerators

Re-charge the freon. this will cool it down.

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