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I have a Samsung refrigerator with the french doors and bottom

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I have a Samsung refrigerator with the french doors and bottom frezzer. Today it began making a vibrator noise and it's coming from the ice maker. I turn off the ice maker and the sound gets less loud but is still present. Any ideas?

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do you have the model # ?

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Model #RF26VABWP
okay does the vibrating noise sound like it could be a fan ?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Perhaps, I'm not certain. If I have turned off the ice maker wouldn't a fan stop?

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Also, when I open a frig door, the noise stops.

no turning the ice maker off wouldn't shut the fan off , its the evaporator fan for the fresh food section. # XXXXX on this diagram .thats the issue.

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Turns out that the noise was a fan that was caused by a stopped drain and ice buildup. There was nothing wrong with the fan at all.
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thanks and have a great day ! ,Bryan
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

I believe that the first response should probably be like computer techs give; reboot. In the case of a frig; have you checked your drainage.

okay, Thanks, Bryan

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