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Clicking noise-GSH22JFR/SH200106 my refrigerator is not even 2 years old and it has started making some kind of clicking noise, sounds like compressor does not start. i do not have any extended warranty. can anyone tell me if this kind of problem would be covered under manufacturer warranty, which is 5 years parts n labor. Mine behaves similarly. Compressor fails to start. Lights stay on but dispenser doesn't work. If paddle is pushed the lights dim and any noise of operation in the fridge stops. If I unplug the fridge and plug it back in the clicking will start and after 50 or 60 clicks the unit starts operating. If I wait a few more seconds the dispenser will work (if I hold the paddle in for several seconds). So repeatable that I bought a timer to power down the unit twice a day to prevent spoiling of food if we are not there to restart the fridge. I appreciate the service letter offered by flukmanji.

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If you have a 5 year warranty, you should not take anything apart and consult the place where you got the appliance.
They should be able to tell you exactly what is covered under warranty before they work on it.

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