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My freezer is making a constant buzzing sound. I looks like a small amount of ice has formed on the back of freezer where the motor is enclosed. We removed everything and turned the freezer off for now. What is your advise?

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Hi,

As the weather is getting warmer for many people their freezer and/or refrigerator do not work right because of a dirty condenser coil...there are also many other things that can go wrong. If you are hearing a clicking or buzzing then check out the last two tips.

If your refrigerator is running but warm, then…

Check out this tip that I wrote about that... it is a great place to start trouble shooting your unit...and something that you can do rather then calling a repair person to do a simple thing for you...

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