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S20drss10 has started to make clicking noise on and off all day and night. was told by comet to defrost it even though its frost free, called whirpool who said not to defrost it. just want the noise to stop

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It sounds to me like it is the rear brd failing..this brd runs basically yhe whole show and the sound you are hearing is probably 1 of the relays starting to stick on the brd. They are very easy to replace although dependant on which one you required the prices range from £80 to £200. The other problem it could be is the icemaker if you have one. There is a solonoid in the rear behing the bucket that changes the ice from crushed to blocks this can sometimes overheat and activate on it's own causing this noise. easily repalced and only costs a few pounds. Let me know and i'll give you some better instructions on what to do.

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