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Why is the side of the refrigerator hot?

  • Cooling Issues
  • Not Cold Enough
  • Troubleshooting
  • Fridge Freezers
  • Last Updated 08/05/2015

Why is the side of the refrigerator hot?

 

Symptom Symptom

               

             Side walls of the refrigerator are hot. 

 

Reason Cause

 

                 1. It is because of the hot line pipe installed on the sides, this is for the condenser to prevent condensation forming near the door.
             2. The product may get hotter when condensing is more difficult (e.g. when temperatures rise in summer.)

       

How to fix How to fix

 

            1. When the product is used for the first time, or in summer, the hcompressor runs longer to make cool air and generates more heat.  It is a normal

                phenomenon and not a defect of a product. In summer, the product may repeatedly gets hot and cool due to low heat radiation. 
 
           2. Install the refrigerator where air circulates well and keep distance of 5 centimeters from back and both sides of the wall.

 

                                   ※ As a vehicle motor appears to be hotter in summer, refrigerator can also be found hot when temperature rises in summer.
 Keep distance between the product and walls during summer and cleaning dust from the back of the product also helps to cool - When it is too hot, place a fan behind the refrigerator to face the bottom.

 

Much like a vehicle motor appears to be hotter in summer, your refrigerator can also be found to be hotter when temperature rise.
     Keep a distance between the product and walls during summer and cleaning dust from the back of the product also helps to cool it.

 

                                                            

                                                         

    

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