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Kenmore Coldspot (7/2003) loud noise from freezer (top left) area. Comes and goes. Loud for 10 minutes, stops for 20 minutes. Then no noise for a month or more. When it happens and I turn doen the temp, it cuts off briefly. I am hoping its some ice build up on the fan and goes away once its defrosted. Any thoughts?

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Kenmore Coldspot w/Ice Maker Not Making Ice

hi LOP7,
In most cases you can easily solve this problem.
step one would be to make sure your freezer is getting cold enough. If you have icecream in your freezer is it frozen solid or is it soft. Most icemakers cycle around 0 degrees and if your freezer is not getting to 0 then it will not cycle and it will not make ice.
Step two would be to make sure you icemake is cycling. To do this simply lift the little shut off arm on your icemaker and wait about an hour then go back to the icemaker and drop the arm down. The icemaker should start going through a cycle. You should notice the arm slowly begin to raise and the ice dispencer fingers will begin to turn. Then you will hear it call for water. You may hear a humm.
If the freezer is cold enough and the icemaker is cycling that only leaves the inlet valve. replace the valve and enjoy the ice.
If the freezer is cold enought and the icemaker does not cycle, then you have a bad icemaker. Simply replace the icemaker and viola.
Third if the freezer is not cold enought 0 defrees. Then you may have a defrost problem. In this case post more info and I will be happy to help. Good luck mca0824@aol.com

Posted on Apr 30, 2008

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SOURCE: ice container loud noise

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SOURCE: kenmore coldspot top freezer auto ice maker, water

Dear customer,

               We suggest u to perform the following checks to solve ur problem...

  1. Check the refrigerator for level
  2. Check the ice maker for level
  3. Inspect the fill cup alignment
  4. Inspect the water supply line
  5. Test the water inlet switch
  6. Test the water inlet valve
  7. Check the shutoff arm
  8. Test the shutoff switch
thank you.. 

Posted on Apr 08, 2009

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SOURCE: Kenmore side by side - sounds like a fan or motor problem - on freezer side top left as you face the fridge behind ice maker, buzzing sound like a bad motor or fan - freezer working fine but noise dri

that,s your evaporator fan motor remove back panel
to expose fan repair cost about 150.00

Posted on Apr 29, 2009

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SOURCE: Kenmore Coldspot freezer is buzzing loudly

See if pressing on the back panal makes a difference and see if anything is putting pressure on the panel. If its vibration it is trial and error to get it positioned to quiet it down. If it is the bearing replacement is the cure.
Eric

Posted on Jul 03, 2009

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