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Buzzing in a full freezer with icemaker model no. 253.44133802

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I have a Kenmore Pro full freezer with ice maker. Model number 253.44133802...made by frigidaire. It's making a buzzing noise inside the unit at the rear of the freezer where the vent is located. The ice maker has also stopped working. Everything seems to work fine. Unit is cold, but the buzzing noise is constant and has been buzzing for 4 days. It doesn't sound like two pieces of light metal are hitting against each other. It does however sound like a high pitch rattle/ buzz. I've removed the power plug for 2 hours and replugged it. Its still the same. Any suggestions/ comments are greatly appreciated.

Megan R.

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    Megan Rovinski Feb 18, 2010

    Its 1year old and I'm also having frost buildups at the rear of the unit. How do you manually defrost the whole unit? You mean unplugging it for a day or two? I've never done that, didn't even know I have to do that..LOL.

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Try cleaning vents/drain holes in whole unit this should allow more air to flow.also when did you last manually defrost whole unit.....

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  • geoff hunter Feb 18, 2010

    although frost free, most units collect dust in vents,moss like substance in drains/pipes.and benefit from a total defrost and clean about once a year.vacuum pack food to be frozen,and keep door shut asap.

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