Question about Hotpoint (HSM25IFTSA) Side by Side Refrigerator
When the compressor is running, the refrigerator makes a whinning noise. The noise is not constant. The volume of the noise increases intermitently. The sound seems to be coming from the freezer section of the refrigerator.
I have the same problem, but it seems to be the fan in the freezer behind the metal cover. When I stop the fan, the noise stops...? Is the fan out of balance ??
Posted on Jan 08, 2008
Sutty, you have a 2 speed DC evaporator motor in this model. There should be at least 60 seconds between any fan speed changes. On the back side of the refrigerator you have a main board. Unplug J2 connector on the board. Check for 13VDC between pins j2-3 and j2-8, then check for 8 to 13VDC between j2-3 and j2-4. If the voltage is correct I would suspect the evaporator motor. If the voltage is incorrect, then the problem is in the main board. Pins read from left to right 1 through 8. Catriver.
Posted on Jun 30, 2007
This is the way firidges are made.
**** isnt it..
Posted on Aug 08, 2008
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
Here's a link to this great service
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jun 13, 2017 | Whirlpool Refrigerators
Dec 30, 2013 | KitchenAid KBRP20EMSS Bottom Freezer...
Here is a tip that I wrote about refrigerators and the fan noise that they develop sometimes...
Refrigerator Fan Noise
Apr 21, 2011 | Admiral 26 cu. ft. Side-By-Side...
Many times a freezer and/or refrigerator do not work right because of a dirty condenser coil...there are also many other things that can go wrong.
If you are hearing a clicking or buzzing then check out the last two tips.
If your refrigerator is running but warm, then...
Check out these tips that I wrote about that... it is a great place to start trouble shooting your unit...and something that you can do rather then calling a repair person to do a simple thing for you...
Refrigerator Condenser Coil Cleaning Refrigerator Repair
Refrigerator Troubleshooting Refrigerator Compressor
Refrigerator Compressor Start Capacitor and Start Relay
Nov 20, 2010 | Refrigerators
May 19, 2010 | GE GSL25JFR Brushed Steel Side by Side...
Mar 03, 2018 | Fisher and Paykel E522BLX Bottom Freezer...
Nov 21, 2009 | Hotpoint (HSM25IFTSA) Side by Side...
Jan 30, 2009 | Kenmore 64823 Top Freezer Refrigerator
Dec 15, 2008 | Kenmore 53642 / 53644 Side by Side...
1,437 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: