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Model HSS25IFMCCC GE Refrig motor/fan making loud noise

I have a 8 yr old Hotpoint Frig and just recently it started making loud noises when it either has the fan or motor running during one of it's cycles(it isn't loud otherwise). When i open up doors it stops but then starts up again when they are shut. It almost sounds like a plane engine when taking off or landing! Seriously! Another thing i noticed is frost build up on second shelf of freezer. My freexer is also very packed with food, could that be a problem?

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UN THAW YOUR REFRIGERATOR FOR 8 HOURS IF IT STOPS GREAT IF NOT.REPLACE YOUR FAN/IT IS LOCATED BEHIND THE TOP PANEL OF YOUR FREEZER.UN PLUG YOUR FRIDGE FIRST.BUY THE PART AT A APPLIANCE PARTS STORE,AND YOU CAN DO IT IT IS A EASY REPAIR.

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