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I have a side by side and the refrigerator side is warm. Freezer side is working but other side is on 9 and still warm. Can this be fixed?

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This is not a problem it is normal according to the manual. A pair of heat transfer pipes are installed
in the front corners of the refrigerator to
dissipate heat generated during the
refrigeration process.

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