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Kenmore Chest Freezer

The side of my chest freezer is very hot to the touch but it seems to be working ok is this normal?

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  • bmdennis Sep 22, 2008

    Just turned freezer back on after a week without power and noticed the side of the freezer if hot to the touch.

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Believe it or not, but it is normal. Especially when just turned on. As the internal temp. gets colder so will the temp. on the side get cooler.

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It might be freezing normally but that doesn't mean that compressor's motor isn't overheating due to lack of freon or mechanical problems on motor itself. Better not risk a fire and let someone experienced check the compressor's motor. Overheating is never a good sign.

Posted on Apr 20, 2008

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