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Clicking damper The air damper at the top rear of the refrigerator size clicks for about 20 seconds every so often. If I remove the cover, the clicking stops. How do I stop the clicking or is it easy to replace that entire damper assembly?

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SOURCE: I have a KSRS27GWH02 side by side refrigerator, freezer out

Take the make, model number, and serial number to an appliance parts dealer, Explain to them, where and what this switch is doing. They should be able to provide you with a solution or part. A white switch, located behind a box? It would be inside a cover, attached to the compressor. That would be a relay. If you decide to remove it, unplug the box. Remember where the wires go. Take it with you. Good luck.

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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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SOURCE: Refrigerator stopped cooling. The

A relay starts the compressor with a higher voltage and then quickly kicks out
It does a lot of clicking (trying to start over and over again)
If thats what is happening with yours
Its best for a tech to replace The relay but you can do it
Take your model number to your Local Appliance parts store they will have a diagram
showing you how to install the relay. Its called a hard start relay
I use part no ERP410 POWER START RELAY, CAPACITOR AND OVERLOAD all in one. (110 v)

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Hello, One of the first things that you would check would be the evaporator fan motor inside the freezer. If you open the freezer door and can hear the fan working and pushing air then you can surmize that the fan is not the issue at hand. If the fan were not working then you would have to remove the rear panel on the rear wall of the freezer which would give you access to the evaporator coil as well as the evaporator fan. If you do not hear the fan and take the rear panel off and find an ice build up on the evaporator coil this would be termed a defrost issue and if you do find ice then message me back and I shall instruct which parts to test and how to test them. Now moving on that you have assured the fan is working. You would next look at the diffuser door located on the inside of the refrigerator towards the rear on the middle partition. The door is also called a damper door and if you click this link it is noted as part number 11 in the diagram you also have a tempreture control noted as part number 3 and an adaptive defrost at part number 13. You would remove the damper door and assure that it was able to function as to open and closeing and that there was no frost build up on the door itself if there was it is best to replace the damper door. If the damper door were functioning properly you would next look at the tempreture control which if you can hear the control make the click sound from the on to the off position it would usually suggest that the control is working properly. If you have any further questions message me back. If you do have the air flowing in the freezer area I would then look at the damper door area as to your problem area in your machine. Thanks Rick

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Hello, Thank You for using FixYa. I will be helping you today. The vent or grille part just pops out and behind it are two screws remove the two screws now you can remove the cover. The damper is just held on by a clip an each side. Here is the part Control, Damper Part #: 67003903
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