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My brand new Samsung side-by-side refrigerator RS25H121/RS25H5111 (purchased 4-14-2015 is driving us crazy with the humming noise. What can we do to greatly reduce this loud hum?

Purchased 4-13-2015. refrigerator is noisier than the seven year old LG refrigerator we were trying to replace (also due to humming)

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Get it replaced don't wait faulty compressour

Posted on Apr 21, 2015

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

SOURCE: Samsung Side by Side Refrigerator RS2556SH - Making loud noise

Hi, had the same problem with my RS21DCNS engineer came and made a modification to drain hole (made the hole bigger!) this allows for a little more ice to form without causing the horrid noise. A new backplate was ordered as all new models have a larger hole in the backplate already. It only takes a few mins and it under guarantee if you bought less than 2 yrs ago, but you will have to empty fridge side to allow them to get to inside at the back. Good luck.

Posted on Oct 19, 2006

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this is a design fault on the appliance normally caused by the failure of the element and built up of ice around the circulating fan (the humming is the fan motor trying to turn ) youll find that if you defrost it it will work for a little while and then ice up again the need to replace a panel inside the fridge modified and a couple of sensors and poss the heater element

Posted on Nov 13, 2008

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it sounds like the unit is in defrost. the noise is the souind of the ice breaking up. also you might be able to increase your ice produsction by setting the ice sensor to 17.5 degrees from the current 0 degrees

Posted on Mar 06, 2009

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This unit has a history of problems on the refrigerator side. the basic reset is press and hold down the 2 middle buttons on the freezer at the same time. As a general rule the number one problem is in the mother board. usually you can replace it and everything will work.
David

Posted on May 22, 2009

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I think I answered this in an earlier post.

The noise is the fan banging against the motor housing. It's not a defective motor, it's a poorly designed motor.

The solution is to shim the motor mount so it is slightly out of level which will keep the fan from bouncing off the motor housing.

The reason Samsung won't service is they don't understand the problem. I've seen this a half-dozen times.

Trust me -- SHIM THE MOTOR MOUNT!

Posted on May 27, 2009

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