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My frig.(side by side model) started humming day before yesterday.

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My frig.(side by side model) started "humming" day before yesterday. when i got up this a.m. there was water in the floor from ice maker and the freezer is defrosting. What could be the problem?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Bryan replied 6 years ago.

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is the humming comming from inside the freezer or from behind near the compressor? you can pull this away from the wall to listen.

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
from behind, not inside
Expert:  Bryan replied 6 years ago.
its the compressor relay thats failed, can you get me a model #?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
i no longer have manual. is it written on frig?
Expert:  Bryan replied 6 years ago.
yes open the door in the fresh food section and look on the side wall or the ceiling there should be a tag.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Expert:  Bryan replied 6 years ago.
great heres the relay start device, this just plugs onto the side of the compressor. and plugs in, you can order this @ for around $30.00, hope this info is helpful, thanks Bryan
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