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Strang Metal flapping noise

Just installed a new Advantium 120. Plugged in, fine. Set the clock and the weird noises start. It sound like a metal flap moving in the top. I thought it might be ccalibrating itself, but after 2 hours decided it must be something more. Anyone else have this issue?

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Is it like the sound in the video?

If so, it may be a bad damper control switch or the damper assembly may be binding.

If it's new, then it should be fully covered under warranty and GE should send a servicer out at no charge. GE Customer Service is here.

If it is not under warranty, then w
e have the service manual for this model and have uploaded it for you here.

You can find links to helpful exploded view diagrams and part ordering help here. I'd recommend that your bookmark this link to your favorites.

If you only need a switch, you can order a universal type here for $5 postpaid.

We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

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