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Is it normal when the refrigerator sides get hot?

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  • Last Updated 16/05/2015

Is it normal when the refrigerator sides get hot?(Commercial refrigerator/freezer)

 

 

symptom Symptom

 

              Sides of a refrigerator get hot

 

cause Cause

Sides of a refrigerator might appear hot as heat generated by the compressor is drawn to the sides to prevent condensation and improve adhesion of the door seal.

 

 

 

how to fix  How to fix

1. Compressor generates heat as it runs. Heat is not given off when it stops.

2. It may appear hotter in summer or when the product is used for the first time as the compressor runs longer to make more cool air. Please be assured that it is safe to use the product.

hotline
               <Pipes on walls Hot on sides of a refrigerator>

 

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