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Yesterday started hearing a buzzing sound from the fridge. Came home today with a pool of water in the kitchen coming from the fridge. Opened the freezer, ice is melted and inside is relatively warm. Fridge side is still cool but warm. Moved fridge from wall and and did not take the back off. Buzzing sounds like the compressor turning on. ( example..Sounds like the buzzer on a clothes dryer heard from another room as the cycle ends.)No clicking, just buzzing. Bad Compressor?

I would check for a bad starter relay first unless you can verify that the sound is comming from the compressor. How to check stuff>\015\012\015\012http://www.acmehowto.com/howto/appliance/refrigerator/refrigerator.php ... Frigidaire PLRS267ZAB Side by Side Refrigerator

Intermittent buzzing sound coming from fridge...

... Frigidaire GLRS234ZA Side by Side Refrigerator

The light on the fridge side is out and there is a buzzing sound. Also the LED for the Temp Controls are out. When I take the light bulb out the buzzing sound goes away and the LED for the tempature controls come back on. I replaced the bulb with a new bulb and the problem does not change. It seems like something is wrong with the electrical system on the fridge side. It is like the bulb is loading down that part of the system. Also when I disengage the fridge light switch the sound goes away.

Try shutting down your unit, unplug it from the wall and wait a few minutes - plus it back in and turn on see if it solves the problem otherwise you may have a faulty board. ... Refrigerators

I have a Frigidaire sidexside, purchased in May 2005. The compressor does not come on, and will produce a 'buzzing' sound for approximately 17 seconds. Then the 'buzzing' sound will cease and all is quite. In a little over 2 minutes the 'buzzing' starts again and still no compressor coming on to cool fridge. This action is now all the time. Thank you

Your symptoms are classic. What you are hearing is the starter relay trying to start a warm/hot compressor by supplying it with an extra jolt of electricity, but because of the faulty compressor (or if you are lucky a faulty relay) that's warm ... Refrigerators

Noticed a sound from my Kenmore 106.41512101 refrigerator. It was a buzzing sound that lasted about 12 seconds and then shut off for 2 minutes or so and then start buzzing again. This was an endless cycle. Aslo discovered the fridge and freezer temps were rising. I then pulled out the fridge from the wall and removed the lower cover. Discovered the sound was coming from the compressor area. The compressor was also very hot. The fan was also constantly running. I thought there may have been a ba

Hello,You will need to test the compressor on your device to know if it is still good, follow the procedure below to test if your compressor is still good.At the bottom rear of the refrigerator you will see a large cylindrical ... Refrigerators

Buzzing noise when the refridgerator is running noticed new sound appearing to come from behind fridge. Sounds like a "buzzing" We had to defrost the coils in the back of the freezer section last week. So far everything seems to be cooling ok, but for how long? Should we be worried about sound change?

... Hotpoint HTM17BBSSA Top Freezer Refrigerator

Buzzing intermittent My amana bottom freezer model bx21v1c has started making a buzzing sound then a 'click' then silence....wait a minute or two and here it is again. Not very loud. Is this a relay going out. Everything seems to be working ok. My Amana refrigerator makes a buzzing noise that appears to be coming from the left side as you face the front. It buzzes for a short while then clicks off.

Could be a relay failing, a long 2 -3 seconds hard electrical hum could be the compressor failing & the relay overload is doing it's job shutting down your overheating compressor, unplug it for 30 min plug it back in a slight hum & click off ... Amana ABB2227DE Bottom Freezer Refrigerator

Hi, I have a samsung RSH1NBS the fridge freezer appears to be working ok but there is a noise coming from the fridge side which sounds like fan/motor bearing which is worn, the noise stops when you open the fridge door,this noise is intermittent

\015\012Hi\015\012\015\012\015\012Is this noise coming from back of the refrigerator or it is from the fan inside the refrigerator? Make sure there are no obstructions to the fan. Hope this helps... Please post back wit ... Refrigerators

I moved into a condo with a fridge called Concept II and am not sure how old it is. I am soooo tired of it turning on and then stays on for over ten minutes and it is 10 minutes on the button after it shuts off that it comes back on again. I hate the noise of the fan and then this buzzing sound. Please help. Is this an old fridge and needs replacing? How often should a fridge turn off an on? Model # is CRTW-1800SL-1

Sounds like a bad compressor / and it runs as long as it can the shuts down / keeps restarting after it cools . and trys again. it is probably older and needs replacement . mm hope this helped .. ... KitchenAid KSRG25FKSS Side by Side Refrigerator

Buzzing part I Have noticed a loud buzzing sound coming from behind the bottom panel. As far as I can tell it is from a grey box on the right hand side behind that panel. It buzzes for a while and the clicks and stops for a while. I could not find the right product code for the fridge...it is a whirlpool gold GB2SHK bottom freezer/fridge

... Whirlpool Gold White-on-White 21.9 cu. ft. Conquest Side-By-Side Refrigerator with Ice and Water GD2SHAXLQ Side by Side Refrigerator

Every 3-4 minutes the a very loud buzzing sound occurs for ~20 seconds. It sounds like it is coming from the compressor area. The fridge and freezer are both working well.

It sounds like the starting components on your compressor are bad. the buzzing is your compressor trying to start and then shutting down on its overload. You will need to replace your starting components on the side of the compressor (start relay and ... Maytag MZD2766GES Side by Side Refrigerator

I have a Maytag Top freezer MTB2156GEW. There is a buzzing sound coming from the rear of the fridge. Sounds like a stuck relay. It will cycle on and off two or three times before it starts. BM

Unfortunately, that is a sign of the compressor trying to start. Most times the problem is the start components themselves. Sometimes it not so good. It is something you need to be fixing now and not run the refrigerator ... Maytag MTB2156GES Top Freezer Refrigerator

Hello I have a GE Profile refrigerator Model#PFS22SISBSS. About 9 months ago, I replaced the main board with the newer wr55x10942 part. It started working well and did so for several months until just recently it stopped cooling as well as it used to. Fridge temp=38 dergrees; Freezer=23 degrees and it is working all the time with a loud buzzing sound coming from behind (somewhere between the bottom of the fridge and the mother board. Has the motherboard gone bad again, or is it the compressor?

If you hear a buzzing noise from the compressor area then its not always that compressor is faulty and needs to be replaced.There are many other possibilities That has to be checked before ruling out the compressor faulty.\012Beside the compres ... Refrigerators

My built-in fridge seems to be working fine but recently (I think after a bad storm and GA Power transformer damage effecting our service) there is a loud buzzing sound which clicks on and off in the top compressor. It comes on about every 2 minutes and buzzes for about 10 seconds. As if a relay were calling for something but not getting a response? Please help

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Intermittant noise I have had my fridge for one month and it's very noisy. Every half hour or so it makes a loud buzzing noise that lasts for about 1-3 minutes. It seems to be coming from the right side of the fridge and the ice maker is fine. thanks for your help

Hi thanks for the question that buzzing noise is probably coming from the ice maker water valve that's about the time it cycles i would not worry about its fine just a little noise thanks the appliance doc but i ... Jenn-Air JCD2389G Side by Side Refrigerator

My kenmore fridge - 4 years old - has developed an intermittant rattle. Stops when the door is open on fridge or freezer. Starts again if you open the door but hold down the light button so it "thinks" it's closed. Sounds like a fan rattling. Seems to come form the freezer (mounted at the bottom). Could it be something simple like the drain pan?

That button just turns the interior light on when you open the door and off when you close it. Could a light bulb be slightly unscrewed? Or perhaps the bulb cover is loose? ... Refrigerators

I am getting a 3 to 5 second loud buzzing from what sounds like the lower back of the unit on an intermittent basis. Both the refrigerator and freezer appear to be working fine and the fan comes on and off as normal. The icemaker also works normally. What could be causing the loud buzz?

The noise your hearing is your water valve to your icemaker.....i would guess you hear it every 30-40 mins? the click is the solenoid opening and the humm is the water passing through. May need to replace the valve. Use your water dispenser and see i ... Refrigerators

I'm having a couple of problems with my Electrolux EW28BS71IS. 1) Ice maker (used frequently)--the ice doesn't come out well. Bin is full, sounds like auger is moving fine. Long wait between dispensing of ice cubes. 2) Fridge always makes a LOT of noise (pops, "cracks", water filling, humming, etc.). It's new, so I'm trying to get used to it. However, it just started making this really loud buzzing sound (like a remote control airplane flying) that I can't imagine is normal.

... Electrolux EW28BS71IS (278 cu ft) Bottom Freezer Commercial French Door Refrigerator

Whirlpool fridge model WF-NL300 ice maker not working. No water in icemaker. Black water supply tube that fills icemaker was frozed solid with ice. I thawed it in a cup of hot water. Unsure if line could be/is frozen above this point. Still no ice 24 hours later. Hear intermittent buzzing that sounds like water valve opening up too fill icemaker, but no water in icemaker.

Turn ice maker off for 24 hours to thaw out any additional frozen lines.\015\012Make sure that you do have water from source to unit. Water valve grit screen may be clogged with debrie or water valve is bad. ... Refrigerators

I have a side by side GE with ice maker. It is fairly new (11/06). Both fridge and freezer are not cold at all. When plugged in I hear a buzzing sound that comes and goes. Please help

UNPLG it and go to the appliance part store and ask for a three in one hard start capacitor this should fix your problem .If not then it will need a compressor job this part is low in cost and easy to install .GOOD LUCK!!! ... GE (PSS26MSRSS) Side by Side Refrigerator

My Amana refrigerator with bottom freezer thaws intermittently, every 5 days or so. When it thaws there is a buzzing sound from the fridge that lasts a couple of seconds and recurs every 30-60 seconds. This continues for about a day by which time everything in the freezer is thawed. Then it refreezes until the next occurance. Appliance repair people I have asked think it is probably the compressor.

The techs are correct. The sound you hear is the compressor trying to start.\015\012Most appliance parts companies sell what is called a \015\012start kit or hard start kit. I personally use the "ic13".\015\012It has given me the be ... Sub-Zero 650 / O Bottom Freezer Refrigerator

New symptom now. My FRS26R4AW5 side by side went fropm intermittantly cooling to not cooling at all. AFter the fridge being unplugged for 2 days, I plugged it in in the quiet of the morning and I heard what seemed to be the compressor come on and buzz for about 6-10 seconds and then click off. It seems like it is trying to start but cannot. NO cooling is occurring now what soever. Have replaced defrost control board and evaporator thermostat.

Good day,\015\012That is the compressor trying to start, and can't. \015\012There is a box on the side of the compressor that houses the protective overload, start relay, and on some models a start/run capacitor. ... Frigidaire FRS26R4A Side by Side Refrigerator

When the compressor kicks on has been making a buzzing sound for about the past 6 months. Now we are finding it intermittantly stops cooling altogether. We have taken all the food out of the freezer and fridge sides and have put a cup of water in the freezer. We've been checking it every 3-4hours and sometimes it is frozen and sometimes we find it melted to water. Any idea what could be the problem?

The compressor relay may have is is failing i would replace it and if the problem goes on . look at the main control . mm ... Jenn-Air JCD2389G Side by Side Refrigerator

We have an Amana abb192zdes bottom freezer fridge that is not cooling or freezing. We have an intermittent click and buzz sound. We already threw out all of the food in our freezer and I'm sure the rest will be thrown out in the next 24 hrs. We just did our shopping yesterday. We have a baby and 1st grader. No ice packs for the rotting food that will go into my son's lunch bag and rancid milk for the baby? Any advice...

... Amana ABB192ZDES Bottom Freezer Refrigerator

Hotpoint Refrigerator Loud intermittent humming noise coming from Freezer "engine" when Ice Maker is either On or Off. Sounds like it is straining itself (!) Have to unplug when at home otherwise is like a slow form of torturing my brain. Ice maker works fine when switched on. Machine is around 3 yrs old, no prior problems. Temp setting for Fridge and Freezer both at "5". Water flow is normal if needed from front dispenser. No power or outlet issues in house.

... Hotpoint Refrigerators

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