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My frigerator is making a very loud noise coming from the ice maker area. It sound like a airplaine engine getting ready to take off. Sometimes it gets louder and louder. If I turn the switch to off then back on the noise goes away for a min and then comes back not quite as loud. After a bit it gets really loud again. Do I need to call a repair person? The fridge is 5 years old.

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The noise is the evap fan hitting . now either its comming off the motor shaft or its hitting ice build up caused by incomplete defrost . It's time to call the repair man . as the noise will quit and the cold will too . mm

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