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The door seal contact surface is hot to the touch.

I have a side-by-side Kenmore unit. The front surface of the refrigerator where the door seal contacts it is warm, almost hot to the touch. when the door is open. With the door closed, the door edge and seal are warm.

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  • rkellum2002 Apr 06, 2009

    the freezer side began to make weird noises. I noticed the sealants around both freezer side and other side are hot to the touch..Please help.

  • jayfc Apr 22, 2009

    The Refrigerator is brand new, 1 week old. The edge for the rubber seal contacts is so hot one cannot touch it. I thnik this must be a design flaw.

  • amcwhirter May 25, 2009

    Door seal area is hot to the touch. Gaskets are hot too. Is this a serious problrm?

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