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Cricket noise from samsung side by side refrigerator

My side by side refrigerator makes a noise that sounds like crickets only about 40 percent of the time. It may be defrost stage or something. Is there anything I could try before calling a repair person. The fridge is only 3 years old. The product has suddenly slowly stop freezing for the last three days. There is no evidence of a normal defrost cycle in operation, I guess.

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Make sure your manual doesn't say something about inline filters, or a float that might be sticking in off position. Depending on how ice is made sometimes they have a float to where water rises so hight then gets shut off to freeze and form the ice.

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SOURCE: samsung side by side refridgerator making noise and freezing

its a heater cycle problem..the defroster is not working properly. its building up ice in the evaporator that touches the evaporator fan that makes that loud noise but stops when you open a door. it could be either a bad heater, a bad thermo disc or a bad timer.hope i was able to help

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The tip with the two power freeze buttons is tremendous! It saves you a lot of troubles and money. I live in Brazil and have such a refridgerator. Of course power here is something that you may have or not. Every time when the power goes out the machine stops working. EVERY TIME you call the service; the guys may show up 2 weeks later and try to sell you a new motherboard. But the nice part is that they don't have with them. They always make a provisional fix: the 2 button one. I never succeeded in seeing what they did and they never told me. Now I know it. Thank you!

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Hey how yo doing? on most refriderator there are two important parts to keeping freezer from freezing over, they are the bimetal thermostat and ice pipe heater. The bimetal therostat is a preset thermostat that ranges from 54degrees farenheit to about 60, when the coils (inside the freezer compartment behind the back panel) reach the preset temp. it closes a circuit and send electricity to the ice pipe heater, to warm the freezer coils preventing from freezing over. if any one of those components fail, your freezer will continue to freeze solid until there is no more space for ice to build on coils decreasing air flow from the evaporator fan blowing air into your fridge.To test you will minor knowledge on using a multimeter.(REMEBER TO UNPLUG REFRIDGERATOR BEFORE SERVICING, IF YOU UNCOMFORTABLE WORKING ON APPLIANCE PLEASE CONTACT A PROFFESIONAL REPAIR SERVICE..) If you'd like to continue please respond.
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IF IS NOT 5 YEARS OLD YET CALL A TECH ASAP THIS MODELS HAVE A COMPRESSOR THAT ARE FAMOUS FOR LOCKING UP AND THE ONLY FIX IS TO REPLACE IT BUT FIRST DISCONNECT AND REMOVE BACK COVER AND RIGHT BY THE COMPRESSOR THERE IS A SMALL BOX ATTACHED TO IT CALL A OVERLOAD REMOVE IT AND SHAKE IT IS IF RATTLES THEN JUST REPLACE THAT PART IF IT DOESNT RATTLE CALL A TECH

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SOURCE: GE Fridge - Model #GSH25JFTA CC - is making a howling noise...

FAN MAKING NOISE BECAUSE OF BAD COMP BOARD, PUT UP WITH NOISE OR REPLACE EXPENSIVE BOARD

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