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THe compressor fan on the Freezer side is making noise. The noise stops when the door is opened -- you can here the fan slowing and stopping when the door is opened. What needs to be done to stop this racket? Do I need to call a serviceman or is it a DIY?

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  • j_scharf Sep 04, 2010

    No ice build up on top or back wall of freezer -- so I guess it's just the fan going bad. It's at the top back of the freezer compartment -- right behind the light lens. Correct?

  • j_scharf Sep 04, 2010

    Quick and good solution. Thanks!

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The evaporator fan in the freezer stops when you open the door. Hold the button in which controls the light then it will continue to run if the compressor is running. The noise could be ice build up on the evaporator coil which is hitting the fan or the fan could be going bad and need replaced. It's behind the rear cover inside the freezer. It's not to difficult to change out.
If it's ice build up then you have a defrost problem.

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