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Noisey ge side by side

My ge side by side howls like a wolf looking at the moon. the blower in the freezer compartment seems to be the source of the noise, also the water dispenser works when it wants to. please help the noise is so irrtating.i purchased 3 years ago.

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  • billdebi123 Oct 11, 2008

    Same problem. My GE side by side "GSS221BPHWW" howls as well. Fan seems to work fine at times but somewhere between the defrost cycle and normal operation the fan becomes intermittent. By intermittent I mean the volume of air being moved varies. This is when the howling occurs.

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I changed the control board. This made the most sense to me based on the symptoms (Howling, fan speed variation) I was experiencing and the suggestions given on this Web site. I have not heard the howling or fan speed variation since. Cost of the Control Board was around $80 and the repair was easy to do. I must admit, initially I thought it was the fan motor. But the fan speed variation seemed more like a control (Voltage regulation problem). My thanks to everyone for all the help.
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Posted on Nov 03, 2008

Replaced fan computor board . it eliminated the howling from the fan mtr ramping up and down, i can watch my tv now

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Well it could be the switch but you have to check it with a meter to check for volatge it be a voltage drop from your board try switch first but no luck try checking board

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Hi thanks for the question that noise is the fan in the freezer.you replace the fan motor the water disp problem is the little switch inside the freezer door difficult to get at please accept with a positive feed back thanks the appliance doc

Posted on Sep 23, 2008

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