Question about Refrigerators

1 Answer

Whirlpool refrigerator door is hot to the touche around the insulation

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Expert
  • 72 Answers

It should be warm but not hot. Check the fan in the back of the unit by the compressor, that is the condenser fan, make sure it is turning and not full of lint or hair. Pull out the refrigerator and remove the cover at the bottom, you may need a 1/4 inch nut driver to remove the screws, this is where you will find the fan.

Posted on Jun 16, 2009

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

LG side by side Model LSC 26905


Insulation does not melt - gaskets may be affected by hot temps.

Your condenser coils may be located on sides of fridge. If so the unit will be warm to the touch on the outside.

Jul 29, 2016 | LG LSC26905TT Side by Side Refrigerator

1 Answer

The doors are scorching hot to touch on my Maytag 2454. It's always been warm to touch, but all of a sudden it is too hot to even touch. It is in the center part of both doors, along the door seal area and...


It's usually caused by the condenser fan which is underneath around back. If it's not running when the compressor runs it will cause the problem you describe. You will need to remove the cardboard backing on the back of the fridge to access the fan.

Apr 22, 2010 | Maytag MSD2454G Side by Side Refrigerator

1 Answer

Whirlpool 25.6 cu. ft. side by side Refrigerator with in door ice


The process of Refrigeration is for one section to be hot while cooling another section. I.e freezing in one section result in the heat build up and dissipattion else where. Any compressor working properly is going to be quite warm to the point of being hot to the touch when working NORMALLY. There is nothing that you need to do for the continued safe operation of your compressor. If your freezer has ice build up again in the near future your uint is not defrosting properly. If it functions normally after 2 or 3 days of use then you more than likely had a one time buildup of ice usually caused by someone leaving the door partially open

Jan 03, 2010 | Whirlpool 25.6 cu. ft. Side-by-Side...

1 Answer

Hot refrigerator door jamb


This may be part of your energy saver. The opening around the door will be warm, but not hot to touch, to prevent condensation from forming during humid weather. If you have a switch in the frig marked energy saver, switch it to off, check to see if the frame cools. This feature is automatic in some makes and models and there isn't a control. If no condensation forms when it is switched off, it is not necessary to run the energy saver. Check the owners manual, if one is available, for information on your particular model.

Jul 11, 2009 | Whirlpool GC5SHEXNS Side by Side...

2 Answers

GC5SHEXNQ02 Whirlpool 2door ref - Panel gets hot


I am not going to say the problem is normal. Normal operation those strips are placed behind the metal and inside the walls around the door seals to prevent moisture or sweating around the doors. They are usually noticed to become hot when there is a change in the control boards operation. Some brands have the hot gas from the condenser circulating around the doors. If your model has an economy switch, switch it on. I would look for any abnormal operation of the refrigerator like compressor or condenser fan stopping or ice buildup or abnormal temperatures in the fresh food compartment. If this continues I would unplug the refrigerator and open the control panel inside the fresh food section and examine both sides of the control board for signs of heat or burn marks on both sides. May not be anything to be concerned about also because this may be the first time you noticed this. But it should not be too hot to touch. Sea Breeze

Jun 23, 2009 | Refrigerators

1 Answer

Fridge is hot to the touch


your condenser motor is not running repl it asap before it melts ur wtr lines or seals around door

Jan 23, 2009 | Whirlpool 25.6 cu. ft. Side-by-Side...

2 Answers

Front metal piece that the seal goes against - between freezer and fridge


ED5VHGXMQ10 Whirlpool Fridge
I have the same problem. Too hot to touch between the freezer and refrigerator door. Is
this normal?

Jul 07, 2008 | Whirlpool GS6NBEXR Side by Side...

2 Answers

Whirlpool Side by Side Refridgerator


If the mullion heater around the doors is hot to the touch the inside temperatures are not being maintained. They should be warm but not hot. This usually indicates a problem in the internal temperatures. Check the back wall of the freezer section for frost buildup. Your defrost system may not be working and it had not gotten to the point of complete failure as far as you noticing the temperature differences yet.

Jun 15, 2008 | Whirlpool ED2FHSS Side by Side...

1 Answer

Refrigerator Model #ED27DSXDBOO


no this is normal, as the fridge works harder it spreads the heat to the ouside of the fridge

Jun 13, 2008 | Whirlpool ED2FHEXN Side by Side...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Refrigerators Logo

Related Topics:

265 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Refrigerators Experts

John Tripp
John Tripp

Level 3 Expert

4654 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76109 Answers

Brian Coughlan

Level 2 Expert

275 Answers

Are you a Refrigerator Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...