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Loud humming sound; stops when door is opened.

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Sounds like your cooling fan if to noisy replace if not leave it alone

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SOURCE: loud humming noise coming from freezer

I believe what is happening, is your Evap fan has some build-up of ice on it. The reason it stops when you open the door, is the Evap fan cuts off. The Evap fan starts back up when the door is closed. What you'll need to do, is open the freezer door, and remove the back panel of the freezer. This takes some 1/4 inch screws and a couple Phillips I believe. Once you get the panel off you'll be able to see if there is any ice build-up on the Evap fan. If need, be take a hair-dryer on medium or low, and melt the ice off of it. This should solve your problem.

Posted on Mar 29, 2010

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SOURCE: Sears Bottom Freezer Refrigerator - Loud humming noise

That sound is usually your icemaker calling for water. you can turn off your icemaker by lifting the little arm on the icemaker. As the icemaker calls for water the valve will be activated and will hum. This sound is usually not very loud. If your valve is making that much noise you may consider replacing the valve. The part number for you water inlet valve is #2315533 The retail price is $60.18 . I do have these on hand and available to ship out today if you need one. Please just let me know. You may also consider replacing your filter if your refrigerator has one. Thanks and I hope this will fixYa
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Posted on Feb 17, 2009

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SOURCE: Loud noise from freezer

Hi, The noise you are hearing is the evaporator fan motor.
Remove the rear panel in the freezer section and see if ice or frost is building up and hitting the fan blade.
If there is frost, you have a defrost problem that can be tested while you have the panel off.
Please let me know if I can assist you further on this issue.
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Vic

Posted on May 30, 2009

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SOURCE: Humming sound? motor or fan constantly running

Hi, It is the evaporator fan motor you are hearing. The motor is the only thing that shuts off when the door is open. The fan motor is located behond the rear panel inside the freezer sections.
I hope this helps you. Please let me know if I can assist you further.

Vic

Posted on Jul 01, 2009

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SOURCE: My freezer makes a loud humming sound that often

the sound you hear is the auto defrost fan working ergo when you open the door it stops...omly way is to make sure unit is flat to floor etc

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Hi, It is the evaporator fan motor you are hearing. The motor is the only thing that shuts off when the door is open. The fan motor is located behond the rear panel inside the freezer sections.
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