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We get a humming noise out of the freezer part on a GE side by side refrigerator GSS201EMBWW after flushing the toilet. We thought it was the pipes but it's coming directly from the frig. Can u help?

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Hi,
It is because of the change in water pressure the plastic tubing is expanding and contracting...nothing to aorry about... :-)

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Posted on Aug 28, 2010

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