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My frig is extremely hot to the touch on the metal face that separates the freezer and frig. Any thoughts on what might be causing this problem. If it helps, we just moved the frig from another home. Kenmore Coldspot 106.56649500

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Likely the cooling fan has died. This happened on my unit. The fan is visible from underneath on the rear left side. Use a flashlight to see if it is spinning. I used a broom handle to tap it and it started to run, which cooled the metal you found hot. I ordered the part on line and replaced it. Heating problem went away.

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