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This sounds like the fan is hitting the ice. If it's iced up, remove the food from the freezer and place in refrigerator.

Take the bottom panel out of the inside of the freezer section and then remove the back panel from inside the freezer section. You will then be able to see the evaporator fan. You will need to check to see if the evaporator fan will turn with the power of the refrigerator turned on.

You also want to look to see if the evaporator fan is turning and hitting ice which means the evaporator is froze up. You will need to check and see if the evaporator fan is bad or the defrost timer is bad.


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