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Exterior refrigerator panels feeling hot

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EXTERIOR REFRIGERATOR PANELS

UNUSUALLY HOT

 

 

Are exterior side panels of the refrigerator hot?

 

 

Cause

 

To prevent condensation forming near doors, the refrigerator features a warm line pipe on the

sides by extending condenser tubing. The appliance’s side panels may get hotter as condensation

gets more difficult dealing with when temperature rises in summer.

 

 

Troubleshooting

 

When the appliance runs for the first time or during summer months, the compressor operates

longer to produce cool air and as such generates much heat. It is a normal phenomenon and not

a defect of the appliance. In summer, the refrigerator may alternatively and repeatedly get hot and

cold due to low heat radiation. Try to install the refrigerator where air circulates well and keep a

distance of at least 5 centimeters from back and both sides of the wall to the refrigerator.

 

 

※  Like a vehicle motor appears to be hotter in summer, refrigerators can also be
     found hot when temperature rises in summer.


     Keep some distance between the appliance and surrounding walls during summer

     and cleaning dust from the back of the product also helps to cool (If it gets too hot

     in the kitchen, try to place a fan near the refrigerator to help disperse out the heat).

 

 

 

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