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Side by Side Frigidaire Galleria Freezer is making buzzing sound, on and off every few minutes. Freezer is not working, water coming out of ice maker. I removed toe kick plate and removed alot of *** hair, cleaned coils completely and fan is turning fine, not sure if fan was turning or not prior to cleaning. Still buzzing after cleaning. Is the compressor history or what, it's only a couple of years old.

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  • surfermom69 Dec 06, 2008

    I have the exact same problem. Although my fridge is 7 years old.It's never done this before.



    Where are the coils that need to be cleaned and how do you clean it?

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Clean the heck out of the coils underneath and give the manufacture a call, you should be covered by a 5 yr warr on your compressor(reason i say clean it is if they come see it clogged they'll blame you and deny your warr.stating cust abuse

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