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I have a ge profile bottom freezer fridge model PDS22MCR. It's making a loud humming noise & the fridge & freezer are getting progressivley warmer. fridge is up to 45 & frezzer 11 in a matter of minutes. This happened the other day, we emptied all contents & by morning it was back to normal temps. Today I cleaned it out & started refilling & its happening again! Please help :) Something in the freezer section seems to be running. cheryl

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The compressor is not starting every time and later it will start again...replace start relay and capacitor...
Many times a freezer and/or refrigeratordo not work right because of a dirty condenser coil...there are also many otherthings that can go wrong. If you are hearing a clicking or buzzing then checkout the last two tips.

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

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