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Freezer not working

The freezer is defrosting and the I hear a clicking noise constantly.

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  • flyingtarzan May 11, 2010

    the overload is clicking on and off. There is a least 5 possibles, all which require a electrical familiarity or a bulldog tenacity . If you want it easy call a repairman . If not text back and I will help you



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Sounds like the clicking noise could be the overload on the compressor. pull off grill cover on bottom front of refrigerator check to see if condenser coil if blocked with lint and dust if it is clean it throughly it could cause the compressor to overheat and cause the refrigerator to thaw and the overlaod to make a clicking noise. hope this helps you out

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