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The panel between the two doors are heating up as well as on side panel of freezer. The freezer is only cooling down to -8 deg Celsius. The door is closed properly.

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You need to check the condenser fan motor located in back of the refrig behind cardboard cover. most likely the motor is bad or something is obstructing the fan from turning. also be sure the coil under the unit is clean as well. temporarily you can place a house fan blowing in the rear of the unit to keep it operating normally until you get it repaired.. peyton

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    4. Doctors and hospitals are pretty expensive. I would throw away the food no matter what the thermometer read.
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