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Rattling compressor on Kenmoore bottom freezer refrigerator

My Kenmoore bottom freezer refrigerator started making a buzzing/rattling noise yesterday. it happens every 3 minutes and 15 seconds. begins with a click and ends with a click, has been repeating for the past 24 hrs. since that time the freezer has been slowly warming. opening up the back, the noise is coming from the compressor. is there something besides the entire compressor unit that it could be?

This fridge is 5 years old, has had trouble lately with coils freezing over. never figured out what to replace with that problem, just been defrosting every 7 days with a hair dryer. could they be related?

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IF IS NOT 5 YEARS OLD YET CALL A TECH ASAP THIS MODELS HAVE A COMPRESSOR THAT ARE FAMOUS FOR LOCKING UP AND THE ONLY FIX IS TO REPLACE IT BUT FIRST DISCONNECT AND REMOVE BACK COVER AND RIGHT BY THE COMPRESSOR THERE IS A SMALL BOX ATTACHED TO IT CALL A OVERLOAD REMOVE IT AND SHAKE IT IS IF RATTLES THEN JUST REPLACE THAT PART IF IT DOESNT RATTLE CALL A TECH

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