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There are hair line cracks in the side wall panel of the inside lining of the refrigerator that run parallel to one of the shelves. Any thoughts? Kitchen Aid S/S REFRIG. KSRG25FKSS

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Im thinking you got a cracked refrigerator liner!! heres the problem with that, its strictly a cosmetic issue, in years past kit aid would consider that a non-field repairable issue and change to refrig out for they've come out with a repair, consisting of an epoxy kit that we go out and epoxy the crack(s) for you, although still noticeable far less than a cracked liner. if necessary and enough cracks in wall they have an epoxy liner kit that will cover entire side wall of the refrig, all depends on the affected area. ive done quite a few epoxy repairs, never a complete panel, but the few epoxy repairs ive done the customer seemed satisfied with the result..again strictly cosemtic issue so ifyou leave it alone oyou will be endangering absolutly nothing exept an unsightly crack.

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