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Ice forms around fan and makes a loud humming noise

Fridge is 3 yrs old. I've had Sear out about 5 times in last 3 years. because of this problem.it seems like a design problem . never had a fridge with this problem. can't afford warranty or sears coming out to chip ice off. sometimes ice does melt before repairman shows up
help!! this is a Trio fridge with french doors and freezer draw on bottom

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It's probablly caused by air leakage through the ice room fan electrical connection inside the freezer. Behind the back wall inside the freezer, the icd fan is the fan that blows air up to the in-door icemaker. The plug on that, into a molded plug on the back of the feezer compartment, is a red plastic part with three wires in it. Try filling in around the wires and the red plastic with a bit of silicone. (if you replace the ice room fan, the new plug comes with a rubber filler which seals this spot). (PS. Next time, avoid Sears)

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