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Overheating The freezer side of the fridge is overheating along with the divider of the freezer/ fridge. what shall I do....

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I finally discovered that the problem was because of a malfunctioning fan in the back of the fridge. It is supposed to cool the condenser, and is located behind the panel near the bottom of the unit. The fan unit was easy to remove, I ordered another from Samsung, and had a small portable fan blowing on the condenser until the new fan unit arrived a couple of days later.

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Re: overheating

The inreasion of heat is normal if you recently add food to froze.Let it work for some hours without open it and check it again

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When the compressor is running, check for air blowing under the unit. If no air is moving, then you probably have a failed condenser fan. If the fan is running, then use your vacuum cleaner to clean the coils, and make sure there is space behind the fridge for air to flow.

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