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The front of the divider wall between the refrigerator and the freezer is extremely hot. The front only not the insides. Also some what warm is the outside of the freezer side but not as hot as the other part. Mod: ED5FHEXNT01 Serial: SS4132379

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CLICK HERE for blowout diagrams of your fridge.

It sounds like you have a condenser issue, either the condenser fan is not turning and getting air movement across to condenser coils or the condenser coils are clogged with dust, hair, carpet fiber or whatnot.

Try cleaning the coils(under the fridge) and checking the fan(at the back of the fridge, behind the panel) for proper air flow. You should feel warm air coming from the fan housing.

If the fan and condenser are clear of dustbunnies and the fan still does not operate - Most likely the condenser coil fan motor has failed.

It will be part #24 on THIS particular blowout diagram.

CLICK HERE for a direct link to the part to order.

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