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The refrigerator keeps making a loud buzzing noise. It is not the ice maker filling up with water. The noise runs for about 5-10 seconds every hour or so.

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Sounds like your starting components are bad on the compressor. If the freezer section begins to loose temp then this is probably the case. They will try to start the compressor and then it will kick off on its overload. However this will usually occur every 10-15 mins when they are completely toasted. Your compressor may be starting up part of the time and not starting the rest. Either way you will probably need new starting components on the compressor. You could also check to make sure your condenser fan motor is running (in the back of the ref behind the access panel) because this could cause the compressor to overheat but usually wont cause a buzzing noise.

Hope this helps _MJ_

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