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Freezer door is very hot to the touch on the outside

The freezer seems to put out a lot of heat and when I touch the outside of the door it feels very hot. The outside temp gauge is broken but the inside is working correctly. why is the door so hot? is this normal?

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Hello, their are heat coils in the doors, their maybe a issue with the door heat circuit controls.

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