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11 year old unit is making a clunking sound when motor / condenser shuts off. Your thoughts.

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SOURCE: GE SIDE BY SIDE REFRIGERATOR

Kay, these are known for having faulty evaporator fan motors (failed motor bearings). This is what has failed in your fridge. This is a tedious and time consuming repair, you may want to purchase the evap motor and hire someone to install it for you. Just one of the reasons I recommend this is that 50% of the time, the new motor's wiring harness will not match the harness on the fridge and so must be converted to adapt. The evaporator fan motor is the fan inside the freezer, behind the back panels. If you choose to repair it yourself, UNPLUG THE FRIDGE FIRST! Then remove all items from freezer. Remove all shelves and bins. Remove the ice bin. Remove the lower back panel. You should be able to see the motor now, but you can not access it yet. The motor is mounted in a plastic shell/housing, this entire housing must be removed (along with the related wire harness). Install the new motor and rebuild the unit. This doesn't sound like much, but since you've not done one before, figure 2 1/2 to 3 hour job time. (With practice, it still takes us ~50 minutes) Wiring is CRUCIAL! Take note of EVERYTHING and the way things are routed in there. Otherwise, you won't know if you did it right until you have it rebuilt and plugged back in, if something were mis-wired... you'll know it now. Then have to disassemble to locate the problem. The part number you'll need is #WR60X10185, and sells for ~$45.00 at your local appliance parts retailer. If you hire someone to perform the labor, they won't be able to "soak" you on the part price. The good news is that after the repair is complete, your fridge will cool better AND I've never had a callback on these! (Which means that the replacement motors are MUCH better than the original factory installed ones.)

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This sounds like the float mechanism has gone bad. Remove it and have a look. It may be the float or the switch on it that is bad. There is also a solenoid valve. Parts kits are available. Shut off the water first!

Posted on Dec 22, 2007

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I am having the same problem with my GE 2005 refrigerator. Anyone find a solution yet?

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SOURCE: Compressor makes "clunking" noise when it turns off

No I did not get any replies on my GE Profile refrigerator problem. Your question said "Amana".

Posted on Jan 20, 2009

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SOURCE: refrigerator makes loud noise when motor is shutting down

Check for dirt, vacume throughly. Visually inspect fan blade, for anything not normal.

Posted on Mar 11, 2009

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