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The top shelf of fridge,directly below freezer section keeps getting very warm,why is that?

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  • Mrs.Jane Down Parker Jan 20, 2013

    smeg fridge freezer with topshelf significantly warmer than those below

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It's possible that the light is heating it up. I doubt it's that because you'd probably figure out out yourself so. There is most likely some wires or even a temperature controller built between the freezer and fridge. As for why it's warm, I see 3 possibilities. One, electricity travels at a very high rate of speed, thus it creates friction. This can be normal However it could also be signs of a short , which is number two. If too much power travels at one time due to a short circuit, excessive heat and possible fire/explosion/melting of device can occur. Finally, the third, another electrical problem: even if there isn't any electrical components in between, there could be a faulty ground that may be sending the return voltage "through" that area of your fridge. Hope this helps.

Posted on Jan 20, 2013

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How old is this frig? If it is older that 12-15 years, get a new one. Make sure there is not blockage to keep the air from circulating properly. The vent from the freezer to the cooler should also be free from blockage as well.

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There is a fan in the top of the refrig that is not turning. Ck for that fan and pos. ice build up in between.

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SOURCE: water dripping from freezer onto top shelf of fridge with ice buildup back of freezer

Hi, I can help you. The drain is plugged in the freezer section. Could I get the model #?
Some models need an after market drain heat strip added.
Please let me know and I can get you through tis.

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Not too sure what your glass shelf looks like, but if you can't find replacements it might be easier to just get a sheet of plexiglass and glass cutting tool from a home depo (or the like) and cut it to the correct measurements. That's what I did for mine.

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SOURCE: Kenmore elite - Water dripping from freezer to refrigerator

Your refrigerator has a defrost drain blockage behind the evaporator in your your freezer compartment. Some models like yours have leak in the turns as the water leaves the freezer. I recommend that you unplug and remove the cover to the evaporator and check the defrost condensate tray below the evaporator. A wet vacuum cleaner and poring a solution with clorox in the drain will help you clean locate the leak and where the blockage may be downline.. I do have the manual on yours and can help you solve this. Some times this is a factory defect and I can help you solve the freezing drain problem. Let me know, Sea Breeze

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