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Hello and thank you for using Fixya's services.

I am not an expert in this field but I did have the same exact problem and called a service technician. There was huge block of ice in the back panel of the freezer.

Get everything out of the freezer and take the panel off the back (inside of freezer) with a screwdriver. Look by the fan and check the bottom to see if there is a build up of ice. You can pry it off or take the blowdryer to it.

Please take precaution when doing this and I would unplug the fridge just to be on the safe side.

We paid $180.00 for someone to do this....if I would have known...lol. The technician did tell us we would need to replace the fan eventually but we haven't yet. I would say that it hums (loudly) every six months and we (my husband) have to repeat the steps above.

Hope this helps!

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