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Buzzing and low temps

My fridge started buzzing for about 10 seconds every few minutes like 2 weeks ago. Now my freezer has defrosted almost everything and my fridge isn't cold. We have cleaned all dust from bottom. What could this be? Side by side FRS6R3EW7 fairly loud buzz for about 10 seconds. Sometimes will buzz 2-3 times in a 5 minute period. Sometimes not for days. One incident I noticed icecream thawing,so I turned up the freezer slightly seemed to solve the problem (later I turned temp back down to 5 where we normally keep it set. Refrig is only 2-3 years old.

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  • hollyviola Dec 10, 2008

    I have a maytag 23 cu ft. dual cool. everything is cold, even icy and cold... and it buzzes for about 10 seconds about every 3-5 minutes. only 3 yrs old. what is this> I read other problems on this forum and they all say it stopped cooling., Mine hasnt. in fact the milk in the fridge will freeze if it is in the very back.

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    Buzz for 8 seconds then repeats 2 1/2 min later

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Sound like a compresser relay/overload ,uplug the refigerator remove back cover, remove relay that is on the compressor and check it by shaking it , it should not rattle. if it does replace it..

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