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A loud intermitant buzzing coming from the back of the fridge

Bottom freezer Amana DRB2101There is a loud intermitant buzzing coming from the back of the fridge. Sounds like something is being turned off and on every 5 min. I turned the icemaker off but the buzzing continues. Thanks A Buzzing noise every 3-4 minutes. Nothing else wrong that we can tell. Another person has a simuler problem with same type of fridge DRB2something, on this web site.

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Either the noise is coming form he ice maker fill valve( but if its of and still aking noise i doubt it. it also possible that the noise is coming from the compressor itself, overheating nad trying to restart in which case would give a slight "buzz" noise for 5secs or so then "click" off, and wait maybe 3 min to restart again. look for melted ice andperhaps your ice dream ont as hard as it should be???

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