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Refrigerator suction/vacuum noise, rear section when freezer door is closed

Whirlpool Gold Conquest Model# GS6SHAXMQ00.
Yesterday morning my refrigerator was making what appeared to be a suctionVacuum type noise, coming from the rear of the refrigerator. When I opened the freezer door the noise went away and thats why I think it had something to do with the vacuum/suction system. When I close the freezer side door the noise came back. Later that morning the wife said the noise stopped and has yet to come back but I want to have the most likely part to change when it happens again. I hope you can help.

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Re: Refrigerator suction/vacuum noise, rear section when...

There is no suction system. flush your defrost drain tube with boiling water and a turkey baster. should get some pretty nasty sludge out and sound will go away.

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