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Clicking sound have a GE frige model# GDS20KCSABS any one familiar with this problem? some time it goes away for hours then comes back on..like chinese torture...is this coverd by warranty made in 2006...Tony

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NO IT IT IS NOT COVERED .MOST WARRITY ARE 1 YEAR ELTICAL .. 5 YEAR SEALED SYSTEM DOES IT STILL WORK . THE CLICKING NOISE SOUNDS LIKE COMP. RELAY AND/OR RELAY ON MOTHER BAORD IN BACK

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More then likely not your warranty is maybe only one year on parts and 5 years on compressor. You could try but technicality the PTC is bad.

The clicking sound is a relay called PTC relay. You need to replace it. First be sure to unplug frig. Remove the cardboard cover that covers most backs of the frig units. Remove the plastic cover that is on the side of compressor. It is held on with a metal clip. Now you should be able to see the relay pry the relay straight off. note the wiring and position of relay. Only three prongs on compressor. Go to a parts house for appliance's and with your make and model number should be able to get a new one. Let me know if you need any more help. ken

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