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ARS2665AC - Every 3 minutes noise

Every 3 minutes I hear a noise, buzzing sound, come from underneath the bottom right of the refrig. It is consistently on a 3 minute cycle and lasts for about 5 seconds. The light in the refrigerator dims slightly when this happens.This is a 7 year old side by side and appears to be working properly, other then the buzzing sound. Any ideas?

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Unless this is somthing to with the ice maker, it is likely to be the refrigeration pump cycling on and off. It is possible that the pump is being stalled upon start up. Another possibility is that the pump vibrates more as the pressure is being built up and perhaps one of the rubber mountings has worn or perished. As long as the fridge is still working properly as you say then this should not be a cause for concern unless it becomes annoying. Regards

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