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The divider between the freezer and refrig is very hot to touch.

On our Kenmore Elite side by side the center divider is hot to touch.

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Normal for that strip to be warm since the cooling system is routed right behind it for heat transfer and to eliminate condensation. Will be warmer with increase in room temp, but if it is a significant change you should inspect/clean the coils behind the panel in the rear of the unit.

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