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My refrigerator make noise from the ice build up

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Need more info are you talking from an icemaker or is it not defrosting and its building up ice ,is it a self defrosting ?

Posted on Oct 20, 2013

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defrost the freezer,a hairblower helps,the drain tube is blocked in the freezer,you have to let it fully defrost then restart,this is a common problem for all fridges,turn back on after done make sure you feel the air blowing into the fridge,if it does it again its more than likely the defrost timer

Posted on Jul 07, 2008

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SOURCE: Ice build-up around the fan making a noise.

Drain line froze.
Used hair dryer to thaw frozen line, works OK now. 01/07/09
Think the frozen drain line was caused by the light in the refrigerator not shutting off when the door closes, causing excess cooling in the freezer. Poor design on the light shutoff switch, corrected design to make permanent repair
chestnutlee.

Posted on Jan 07, 2009

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most likely has a low refrigerant level due to a slow leak.you can call for service and have them add some gas to the system and it could be ok for a long time or if they can locate and repair the leak,it would solve the problem.call a few service companies and explain the problem.Ask how much each option would cost and decide if the frig is worth it

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