Guide :Freezers : 14.8 cu. ft. / 419 liter Chest Freezer 13541
Outside surfaces of freezer very hot to touch
I was given a Kenmore chest freezer, it appeared to be functioning properly and was still frozen inside when I took ownership of it. That was a week ago. Today I loaded it with several items, and went out to add another item. The sides and front of the freezer are almost too hot to touch! I can't tell if it is as cold inside as it should be. It's a very basic model with a dial on the side that goes from 1-7 for coldness.