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Squeaking noise coming behind freezer compartment like a fan. will stop if door is slammed

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SOURCE: Hotpoint Fridge freezer FFA90 - Noisy fan top fridge

worthwhile checking closer. noisy fan can be due to fan blade hitting ice if there has been a build-up. otherwise needs replacing

Posted on May 07, 2007

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SOURCE: noisy F&P fridge freezer

Most of f&p make this noise its most annoying, but could also be ice buildup on the fan blades, creaking and cracking is normal as the pipes expand and contract is these thin foamwall fridges, not nice fridges, insulation has been compromised to lower cost, they work twice as hard at keeping cool

Posted on Sep 23, 2007

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SOURCE: Refrigerator Compartment Fan

Sounds like they ran it in with your themostate and it is not working.. i would try replaceing themostate

 

Posted on Oct 14, 2007

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SOURCE: Strange Noise - Creaking

I had the same problem. My fridge would make a creaking sound as soon as the freezer was closed. I took 10 minutes to trouble shoot the problem and pinpointed that it was coming from the icemaker. After wondering if I was going to have to replace it, I noticed a piece of ice wedged in a way so that the ice maker arms could not fall into the basin to make ice. The sound was the motor creaking because of the jam. Removed the ice and the sound went away. Now, I'm sure the motor will **** out in a few months since it has been jammed for 2 weeks burning up the motor. Oh well. Hope this helps.

Posted on Aug 09, 2008

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the fan behind the ice maker is iced up poss fault defrost heater gone try total defrost faor a list 36 hrs restart it noise come back then you need to repace the defrost heater hope this helps

Posted on Nov 13, 2008

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Can I simply defrost freezer to solve a grinding noise that stops when I open fridge doors and gets louder when I open freezer doors?


Not knowing the type of Refrigerator, frost-free or cyclic-defrost-
My opinion is, the noise may be generated from the Fan in the Freezer -compartment,
It is mostly situated in the freezer, behind a removable panel at the rear wall, The panel has a grill, or is slotted to allow the cold air to flow.
The fan may be worn out.
You may hear a grinding or squealing sound.
The fan-blade may be touching (striking) something,
The blade may have moved along its shaft and strikes the housing.
It may strike solid ice ,
the ice can form, if there is a fault with the Automatic-Defrost.
You need to confirm if the fan blade rotates freely.
Do you know how to do that?
K. AUS

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My Jenn Air French Door Professional Refrigerator makes a strange annoying knocking sound. It seems to come and go and happens for a few seconds to close to 1 minute. It will stop soon after I open the...


You have two fans and a compressor which could be making the noise. Inside the freezer behind the back cover is the evaporator fan. It probably stops running when you open the door. Hold the door switch down to keep the fan running to see if it's making the noise.
the compressor and other fan is under the unit accessed from the back behind the cardboard cover.

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It is making a buzzing noise on freezer side that stops when u open the door but starts again when u close it


On some models of refrigerators, the evaporator fan (behind an access panel at the top of the freezer) shuts off when the door is opened. This fan may be making the buzzing sound.

You should be able to check by pushing in the door switch while holding the door open. The fan should come on; and, if the buzzing resumes, you know what is making the noise. The fan may be developing a problem. If it stops running, the cold air will not be distributed properly between the freezer and refrigerator.

Oct 19, 2009 | Samsung RS2630SH Side by Side Refrigerator

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Buzzing sound


If noise stops when you open the door, you may have a noisy fan (or could have ice build up, causing fan blade to hit ice and cause noise). I gather it is a frost-free model ie has a fan in the freezer compartment. If noise is caused by fan hitting ice build up, you may have a problem with the auto defrost system, as you should not get ice build up in a frost free.
Noise stops when you open door because fan turns off when door is opened.

Aug 09, 2009 | LG Refrigerators

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GE side by side Refrigerator makes LOUD SQUEAK when running


Noise can come from these areas:
The inside of the freezer Self-defrosting refrigerators use a circulating fan to move the air through the freezer and refrigerator compartments. This fan runs whenever the unit is cooling. The fan is located in the freezer, as follows:

  • If the freezer is on top, the fan is on the back wall, near the top or bottom, in the center of the freezer.


  • If the freezer is on the bottom, the fan is on the back wall, near the top of the freezer.


  • If the freezer is on the left, the fan is on the back wall, halfway up or near the top.


Over time, the fan may become noisy--usually making a chirping or squealing sound, though it may make a loud groaning noise instead.

To find out if the fan is causing the noise, just open the freezer door and push in any fan/light switches. If the noise is louder when the door is open, the evaporator fan motor is the cause. You can't lubricate or repair this motor. You must replace it.

The outside back of the refrigerator There are three components on the outside back of the refrigerator that may become noisy: the compressor, the condenser fan motor (if self-defrosting), or the defrost timer (if self-defrosting).

  • The compressor is a football-sized case with no apparent moving parts. You can see it on the outside of the refrigerator at the back near the bottom. It is usually black and has black or copper-colored tubes and various colored wires attached to it. If the compressor is the device making noise, there is probably no repair that will reduce the noise. You will have to replace it--which can be quite costly.


  • If the condenser fan is making noise, there may be a build-up of lint or other debris on the fan blade. The fan is located near the back of the machine, sometimes behind a thin panel. To clean it, first unplug the refrigerator, remove the thin panel, and use a soft bristle brush to clean it. If there is no lint build-up or debris on the blade, you will have to replace the motor.


  • The defrost timer is often located at the bottom of the refrigerator, near the front and behind the kick plate. Occasionally the electric motor inside the timer may become noisy. The timer must be replaced to solve this problem.


The bottom of the refrigerator Noises detected at the bottom of the refrigerator almost always originate from the back of the refrigerator. However, sometimes the drain pan under the refrigerator will rattle. You may need to tape the pan in place to stop a rattle. Also see the “Outside back of the refrigerator.”

Mar 24, 2009 | GE Refrigerators

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Ice accumilation next to fan in freezer compartment


u have a defrost problem need to replace heater and tstat

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Amana Bottom Freezer door when shut starts a noise


The light is switched on and off by a small lever which is pushed when closing or opening the door. This operates a microswitch. It would not make any grinding noise. Grinding noise can come from the fanmotor which would also stop when the fridge door is open.

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the fan behind the ice maker is iced up poss fault defrost heater gone try total defrost faor a list 36 hrs restart it noise come back then you need to repace the defrost heater hope this helps

Nov 13, 2008 | Samsung RS2630SH Side by Side Refrigerator

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Gts22wcp Fridge with overhead freezer


Before you buy anything, defrost your unit completely. The problem is often from frost on the fan or shroud.

Many sites such as repairclinic.com have expanded diagrams for various models. You can order from them. They're fast and they are priced reasonably.

Jul 23, 2008 | GE GTS22WCP Top Freezer Refrigerator

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Loud humming noise as fridge is running


Sounds like the freezer fan is rubbing some wires or possible some foam insulation around the fan. I would look into the freezer compartment fan and go from there. The fan Will Shut off when you open the doors. Let me know how you make out and if you need anymore help.

Thanks,
Bill

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