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My freezer is hot!

My freezer freezes my food just fine, but I just noticed that when I touch the outside of the freezer on both sides that it's hot to the touch. Later, the sides are simply warm. I felt my refrigerator and it has sides that are cool to the touch. Why is my freezer hot?

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  • Anonymous Aug 20, 2008

    it gets hot behind the door seal on the freezer side.

  • bullte Aug 20, 2008

    on the freezer side of the refrigerator under the door seals the sides are getting hot. can you help

  • Anonymous Apr 20, 2009

    I have a Kenmore upright, frost free. I just notice that the sides (center portions) of the freezer is very hot. Is this normal.

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It is normal for the freezer or fridge walls to be hot sometimes, some important points are to make sure that there is enough ventillation around the fridge/freezer, especcially the back, so that air can circulate around it freely. Also maybe just check that there hasn't been anything fallen down the back blocking the vent, and that there isn't a dust collection or anything. Otherwise as far as I know this is normal.

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