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Side by side makes a whistling sound--Model RS2630

I have a Samsung refrigerator that bought almost 4 years ago.  It's making a whistling sound intermittantly. Do you remember when we were kids and we would blow over the top of a Coke bottle?  Well, that's what it sounds like--very strange.  It isn't constant.

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  • parker705 Jan 06, 2009

    I have the same whistling noise and mine is also about 4 years old. Does anyone have any suggestions?

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I have the same frig-- The sound is coming from the litttle fan behind the frid. Take the bottom silver cover off and you will see the fan in a plactic white frame thing. Unplug it and then put a little oil inside the fan motor-- (oil based solvent). You may have to take it out of the plastic frame. To get the oil into the motor really good. Just use some 3 in 1 oil or wd-40. You will probably have to repeat this every couple of months. But it gets rid of that awful nosie. I also found that if you give the frig more air to circulate than the oil will last longer. Meaning don't put the frig so close to the wall. Oh please remember to unplug the frig first. I hope this helps.

Posted on Jan 29, 2009

  • hovathegreat Jan 29, 2009

    I have the same frig-- The sound is coming from the litttle fan behind the frid. Take the bottom silver cover off and you will see the fan in a plactic white frame thing. Unplug it and then put a little oil inside the fan motor-- (oil based solvent). You may have to take it out of the plastic frame. To get the oil into the motor really good. Just use some 3 in 1 oil or wd-40. You will probably have to repeat this every couple of months. But it gets rid of that awful nosie. I also found that if you give the frig more air to circulate than the oil will last longer. Meaning don't put the frig so close to the wall. Oh please remember to unplug the frig first. I hope this helps.

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