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Our /samsung side by side has an intermittent squealing sound. Could it be the circulation fan and is this a simple repair?

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Defrost the freezer. You probably have a slow leak in the icemaker. One of the models had a recall on that. The air vents in the back of the refrigerator fill up with ice and eventually reach the fan. If you defrost it and it comes back, have the valve replaced.

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