Hot Countertop Above Undercounter Unit


  • Countertop above an Undercounter unit is hot
  • Is it normal for the countertop above a unit to be warm or hot to the touch?

Steps to Verify Issue:

  1. Make sure the unit's condenser is cleaned. For additional information, refer to:
  2. Make sure no obstruction is preventing proper airflow to the condenser/kickplate area.


The countertop above an Undercounter unit could potentially be warm but should not be hot to the touch. Factors such as the countertop thickness, countertop material, and other environmental considerations could contribute to the warmth being felt.

If countertop temperature seems excessive, unit's performance is affected, or if the unit's door handle is hot, contact Factory Certified Service to schedule an appointment for repair.

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