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Noise in side frig up left corner model #frs6lfjso sounds like fan hitting something

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SOURCE: Freezer and frig is not working

I would start by pulling it out, removing the lower back panel, and see if the compressor is running. It is the black ball on the left side. If it is not running, check voltage at the two wires at the compressor. If there is voltage, try a new overload/relay kit. If there is no voltage, try a thermostat. If the compressor is running, check the evaporator behind the rear freezer panel to see if it is frozen solid, if it is, replace the defrost timer.

Posted on Oct 27, 2008

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SOURCE: Kenmore side by side - sounds like a fan or motor problem - on freezer side top left as you face the fridge behind ice maker, buzzing sound like a bad motor or fan - freezer working fine but noise dri

that,s your evaporator fan motor remove back panel
to expose fan repair cost about 150.00

Posted on Apr 29, 2009

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SOURCE: noise vibration

if you take the back panel of the freezer out you can get to the condenser fan they do have a habit of going bad and actually having the fan and shaft move forward on them usually when you start hearing the noise it is not long before it goes out completely.

Posted on May 15, 2009

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SOURCE: Frigidaire Side By Side Not Cooling

That sounds like the start relay is buzzing. Unplug and lets check the compressor to see how hot and if too hot to hold your hand on the top of compressor we need to leave it unplugged until we find out if the start relay, start capacitor, overload or if the condenser fan stops after running a short while. Sea Breeze

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