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My refrigerators stopped cooling and freezing. I heard a buzzing sound that lasted about ten seconds and would re-occur about every five minutes. The next day I noticed it wasn't cooling or freezing. I replaced the timer/adapter control unit but it still isn' t cooling.

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    I get an intermittent buzz that lasts a few seconds and then stops,now it seems that stuff in my freezer is thawing

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It sounds as if you have a defective compressor start relay.  It is located on the side of the compressor, usually contained within a black plastic housing (box).  If ordered, it will most likely come with an overload proctector.  Change both parts.

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I have a Frigidaire GSI 26, ffor the last couple of days it has been making a buzzing sound that lasts about thirty seconds to a minute, today the freezer quit working. the compressor is hot, as is th


Before going to buy any parts directly.
Go through this troubleshooting help links.

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This is list of refrigerator problems, which is normally faced in refrigerator.
You can go through the details, by clicking the link below:---

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Refrigerator is not cooling properly?
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Both refrigerator and freezer not cooling properly in refrigerator?
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The ice maker not working: ---
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Compressor not running on refrigerator?
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Water dispenser not working on refrigerator?
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Ice maker stopped making ice?

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Water Overflows in Ice maker and freezes inside?

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These will help.

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FRS26KR4CB1 side by side refridgerator


Hi MDstuff,

 

Stopped cooling.  Check the backl of the freezer to see if the Coils are Frosted completely.  The buzzing sound could be the frost touching the  Fan in the back of the freezer behind the cover. Sounds like your Defrost heater has gone south. 

1. unplug the Freezer, power down.. for safety

2. Clean all the food out of your Freezer,

3. Remove the shelves and Ice maker tray stuff.

4. REmove the panel in the back of your freezer

5. Is the Coil(Evaporator, Radiator)you see  frosted up? 

6. At the bottom of this coil. you should see a metal assembly that stretches accros the bottom of the coil with a wire connection on both ends. This is the Defrost heater.

Remove the heater and look to see if the heaterspring inside the glass tube is broken.  If so, get a new one from Ebay, or www.repairclinic.com.

 

In the mean time while your waiting on a part, Use a hair dryer to get rid of all the frost and put your freezer back topgether.  You sahoul get 2 or 3 weeks of service on your Freezer, before it happens again.

 

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Refrigerator not cooling, freezer not freezing. Can hear fan running continuouisly and an occasional buzzing noise that lasts for about 20 seconds then ends with a clicking sound.


the buzzing and click noise is the ptc overload relay on the compressor,its bad,unplug it off the compressor and obtain a replacement and plug in the new one

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Sounds like my compressor hums for ten seconds every few minutes. Fridge not cooling.


Hi,

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...

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heatman101

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The refrigerator often freeze food at the rear of fridge. Have a buzzing sound follow by a click which last for a few seconds. The bottom freezer stopped working, started again and is not freezing now


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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 this tip 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


heatman101

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Seems to be cooling fine but makes a buzzing sound for 7 seconds then stop.


Hi,

The 7 second buzz would be from the water valve trying to fill the ice maker that is in the freezer.

My guess is that your refrigerator is not connected to a water supply. You can stop the buzz by opening the freezer drawer and turning off the ice maker, it will have either an on/off switch or an arm on the right side that lifts up and locks in place, that will stop the buzz

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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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You have one of two problems going on. Your fan is spinning at hitting the sides. Or your compressor is shot which seems to be more the problem and even though it is cold the humming sound is a warning for you that the compressor is shot and it is more affordable to replace the fridge then the compressor. Sometimes compressor can cost more then the fridge.

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i don't know jennair specifically being from england.
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