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Loud noise from Fan and compressor

My Samsung RS253BAVQ fridge has suddenly started making a loud noise in the last week or so. I can hear the fan (much loder than it used to be) and everytime the compressor turns on, it is very loud. What could be causing this all of a sudden? Also, how do I defrost the fridge? Just turn power off?

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I have the same problem with mine. I took the back cover off at the bottom and the fan was going. get a scredriver and barely touch the center of the fan while it is on and if it stops making the noise then it is the fan motor. The bearings are getting ready to go out and it needs to be replaced.

Posted on Mar 24, 2009

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    I found the fan motor for my fridge for around 41.00 at the following website.

    http://www.partstore.com/Search/Model/Sa...

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