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The motor (I think it's the motor and was also told by a technician, who declined to fix due to bad knees) is making a lot of unnatural noises. After weeks of a "popping" type sound, the fridge started making the sound of "a stick in a fan" - very loud. I would unplug and then re plug and the sound would stop. Then the noise came back and would not stop when unplugged, then stopped after 2 days and now squeaks constantly. The fridge is a Whirlpool Gold Model# GS5SHAXNLOO. It was manufactured June 2005.

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Hi, the motor that controls the fan is getting bad as you already know and you need to change ASAP. Contact Whirlpool to request for the part and replace it.

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