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Fridge verynoisey when fridge door is shut, quite when opened. now inside fridge getting warmer. where is temp control located?

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Hi, Sounds like the evaporator fan blade is hitting something. Probably frost that is building up behind the rear freezer wall. Can you see fros on the rear wall? The fan shuts off while the door is open, so that is why is quiets down when you open the door. I hope this helps locate the noise. If I can assist you further, please let me know. I an help you with the defrost problem if there is frost building up.

Thank You, Vic

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