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Kic fridge My fridge is a frost free one and it keeps leaking, secondly it makes a loud strange sound as if its about to explode

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Check the bottom of the freezer, if there is ice there you have a plugged drain. you will need to thaw the ice and use a turkey baster in the hole like a plunger and try to clear the line, there is a divice on the drain tube in the compressor area called the duck bill be sure it is not pluged

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SOURCE: My fridge makes loud popping noises

Check in your owners manual for a "noise" section to see if you can identify the source. Refers make lots of unusual noises so it helps to understand if they are normal or not. Over cold in the fridge may be due to the air damper system being stuck open or food placed too close to the air duct outlet. Frost in the freezer can be due to moisture getting inside from a bad door seal, etc.

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SOURCE: Back of Fridge icing up

If the fan is running you more than likely have a defrost problem.
look at the back wall of the freezer section if it is frosted up. it's not defrosting.
There three components in this system. The defrost heater, the defrost termination stat., and the defrost timer. Newer refrigerators do not have a timer per say it is build into a electronic board usually mounted on the back of the refrigerator under a metal plate. The termination stat is the cheapest part @ $ 25.00. The heater should run @ 50.00 to 70.00. The board could be as much as 200.00 or more. If the refrigerator is over 10 years old you may wish to look into getting a replacement. Appliances are designed to start failing after 10 years old.
My opinion.
If you unplug the refrigerator let it defrost then plug it back in. it will work properly about 3 days before it frosts back up.

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SOURCE: I have an electrolux Aeg

remove back plate inside freezer. there is a drain tray at the bottom with a drain hole in the middle and this is blocked with ice. melt ice off with a hairdryer and follow up with hot water till water flows away freely. check drain tray heater is ok as well

Posted on Oct 08, 2008

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SOURCE: Westinghouse Aurora Frost free fridge

You need to remove the clog in the drain line from the freezer to the condenser, Look under the fridge for the plastic drain line and blow it out or otherwise clear it, Then insure that the unit is level. Sooner or later you need to clean the freezer drain pan. After using up your frozen food, remove the back panels of the freezer and clean the area well.

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Posted on Oct 29, 2008

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SOURCE: frost free fridge making gurgleing sound

mine does the same its sort of like a food digestion sound a reliable fridge mechanic that i have used for over 15 years told me this sound is normal and if it stopped then it would be a problem so no dont worry its fine glenn.....

Posted on Nov 22, 2008

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mine does the same its sort of like a food digestion sound a reliable fridge mechanic that i have used for over 15 years told me this sound is normal and if it stopped then it would be a problem so no dont worry its fine glenn.....

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