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Refrigerator appears to be working well however the door

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Refrigerator appears to be working well however the door seals are quite warm and i don't know if this is normal
JA: What's the make and model of the fridge? And can you guesstimate how old is it?
Customer: it is a kitchen aid model krsc500ess00 aprx two years old
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: depends on whether this is normal
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 1 month ago.

The front frame is designed to get warm to prevent the seals from freezing to the frame of the refrigerator in humid climates. That being said, if the front frame is too warm, that usually means the compressor is over working. Pull the refrigerator forward, remove the lower back access panel and make sure the fan next to the compressor is running to cool the compressor down. Clean the condenser coils below the refrigerator as well so that the compressor can cool more efficiently. Other than that if that all checks good then it should be all normal.

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