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Front metal piece that the seal goes against - between freezer and fridge

Strip of metal between freezer and refrigerator sections is too hot to touch

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  • ealindsey Dec 30, 2008

    What is the answer to why the strip between the fridge and freezer is too hot? Is this dangerous? Should we unplug the refrigerator?

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Clean the coils under the ref, and check the condensor fan, in back of the unit behind cover on bottom by compressor. replace fan motor if not running.

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I have the same problem. Too hot to touch between the freezer and refrigerator door. Is
this normal?

Posted on Jul 16, 2008

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SOURCE: front metal piece that the seal goes against - between freezer and fridge

clean the coils under the machine and make sure the airflow under the machine is not obstructed at all. 

  • if you already checked this and think it is a different problem then let me know, i will help you figure it out. 
Mike  

Posted on Jul 23, 2008

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