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Samsung RSE8KPUS noise

My 8 months old side by side refrigerator have just start making a weird noise. Some times there goes days between i hear the noise, other times i hear it 4 times in 5 minuts. When I open the fridge door, the noise sounds louder. I have recorded the noise, so you can hear it here:

Anyone knows what it could be?

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Re: Samsung RSE8KPUS noise

I have worked on refrigerators for 30 years but never worked on a Samsung. This is a WILD and I do mean WILD guess at what the noise may be. Don't use this information to attempt a repair but just to track where noise may be coming from.
There is a motorized damper door that opens and closes between the freezer section and the refrigerator section. My guess is that that damper assembly is what is making this noise. I can not tell you why it may be making this noise except that if is making the noise it probably is going bad. Remember this is just a guess and you will need to locate the damper assembly in order to try to pinpoint the origin of the sound. Your recording was wonderful and I wish more people in my everyday job would use their heads like you. I hope this sheds some light on the problem. Remember I am just guessing, don't spend money till you are able to verify cause.
Seems there would be a 1 year warranty on the frig.

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