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My fridge is very noisy when the fan and compressor are running. I have already replaced the fan unit once and had it rebalanced another time. This seems to help or a short time but the noise is driving us crazy. You can hear it through the whole house. My model # is kfcs22evms0. Any suggestions? I really don't think it is just a fan problem. The fridge and freezer work fine other than the noise. Thanks Randy Townsend

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Compressor of fan suspension ""rubbers gone hard"", sometimes a pipe rubbing or touching. Sometimes the fan blades clip the housing.

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We had the same issue and the noise would stop as soon as the freezer drawer would open. There was an ice cube stuck in the maker. As a result the fingers that kicked out the cubes could not turn thereby binding the motor. After the cube was removed, the noise ceased.

Posted on Jul 13, 2008

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jame open the back cover of the evaporator are in the frezeer section you will a type of radioator thats is your evaporator now check for frost if just frosted is ok if all iced up and a lot of ice then yoy have a defrost problem if no frost and compressor is running and you are sure of that then check the name plate for the date the unit was manufacture is less tha 5 years call a tech ou to check for freon or restriction ;leaks if less than 5 years is free but you have to be sure is running becuase the seal system in the only one under warranty ok

Posted on Nov 03, 2008

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Compressor change is probably more than you wish to tackle.
1) must be certified to work with refrigerant.
2) requires silver soldering and or silver brazing.
3) requires re-charging with refrigerant and this is critical and must be measured to the oz.
If it works fine when it re-starts we need to find out what is stopping the compressor. First guess is a defrost timer. The unit goes into defrost at pre-determined intervals, depending on the defrost timer. When it goes into defrost, compressor goes off, heaters come on, and a defrost cycle is initiated. Following this, the heaters go off, (usually by a t-stat and not time), and the compressor is allowed to run again. Changing the defrost timer, which is probably one of the least expensive components, is worth a try. No guarantee, but it is a better choice than the compressor. If the tech did any tests, did he say why the compressor was questionable? Since this happens once or twice a week, it sounds like the timer or at least it is coinciding with a typical defrost cycle. Here is a possible test, when you find it blowing warm air in the freezer, advance the timer 1/4 turn cw. See if the compressor comes on when you do this. That is probably more info that you were looking for, but this is worth a try.

How old is the unit?

Gary

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Have you checked the damper at the top left hand side, could be frozen - take it off thaw it out and replace. The freezing could have damaged the unit though.

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motor running a lot water collecting at drainage by back pannel

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