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Just wondering how much room should be around the side by side ?

I have a a spot for a frig that is 33 in deep and 33in wide and that is the exact demensions of the frig I want but should there be more room than that for good and safe operation?

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Sufficient room is there for safe operation. All ventilation flow's through from front to back, back to the front.

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