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Electrical noise My fridge is just over a year old. About 1 month ago I noticed a hissing noise. When I opened the door the noise was louder and noticed air escaping from the inside plastic molded surface where joined, causing this loud whistling. When I put pressure on this, it stops. Then we noticed shortly after that the motor/compressor makes a funny noise, like it is trying to start then shuts off...this happens throughout the day and night. It attemps this cycle for about 3-5mins. Unfortunatly we bought this from a big box store (future shop). No help there!

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If the noise from the compressor sounds like a humming followed by a click, the compressor is "short cycling". Could be either the compressor relay or the compressor itself is bad. Not sure on the hissing noise. Could be just a loose panel that needs to be tightened or adjusted.

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