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Top portion of rrefrigerator on refrig side is hot

In the morning the top of the refrigerator is hot and it resets after the door is opened and immediately begins to cool. Is it hot to the touch and the items in the top half become warm. The computer board was repalced and ther same thing happened again.

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Re: top portion of rrefrigerator on refrig side is hot

Check to see if refrigerator door is even with freezer door at top, or is it lower. If lower, the light switch may not be contacted fully. Remove toe plate , bottom front on fridge. Under refrigerator door bottom hinge is a threaded rod. Adjust this to raise door to make level.

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