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LG refrigerator makes loud noise and then stops running.

The frig makes a loud grinding noise that comes from the freezer. Sometimes the frid just stops, with error codes, and I have to cycle the power.

Seems related to humidty as I can usually make the noise go away by blowing warm air in the vents at the back of the freezer, melts ice on a motor or fan?

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Re: LG refrigerator makes loud noise and then stops...

You are seriously frozen up. Defrost the unit completely. Then, be aware that 'window shopping', leaving uncovered liquids in the box and poor door sealing (too heavy a load on the door ... too much on shelves) can cause condensation. Defrost with hot air or leave unplugged and open for about 2 days. You'll see alot of water come out.

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Re: LG refrigerator makes loud noise and then stops...

OK, loud noise, error code, and poor ice machine performance...I had all three on my 25 cf french door LG frige. After I found out that 'Er FF' was a code for the fan motor, I took out the freezer drawers and found that the panel at the back of the freezer was not seated at the top. It was sagging and the fan motor was not being held up to the exhaust port above was just blowing air in circles instead of through the refrigerator. I was able to push the panel at the top and get it to seat. Now it's MUCH quieter and seems to work better too.

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Re: LG refrigerator makes loud noise and then stops...

Fridge had been making squeaky high pitched noises for months. Sounded like crickets. Today it was making a very loud grinding noise. Unscrewed rear lower panel and checked the fan-when I stopped the fan blade from turning the noise stopped. So I put some Teflon lubricant on the metal shaft connecting the fan and it is super quiet now.

Posted on Apr 22, 2011

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