FGSS2635TF0 Frigidaire Gallery buzzing sound near air filter

jdlevy

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Hey all,

New to the forum here with a quick question. My Frigidaire gallery side by side (FGSS2635TF0) has been making this weird buzzing/humming noise that sounds like its coming from the air filter area. Almost sounds like someone left a buzzing cell phone inside. I have a video but can’t seem to find a way to upload.

Is this a normal noise? Note: I recently put in a generic air filter, not sure if this could cause it.

Thanks in advance!
 

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Hi,

It is possible the filter damaged the filter head causing a noise. Bad air damper is also common.
Probably you will have to pin point what is making the noise.

Damper-Control-Assembly-241853801--01063888.jpg Damper assembly with seal

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Thanks for the reply, Jeff. I was able to upload fhe video to google drive - link here. You’ve gotta turn up the volume a bit to hear it.

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1eAu71BybgsAGHzUJ2TJzHc9lWDjFtmBu

Replacing the damper looks pretty easy, however we’re under warranty until November. The fridge has been making a number of other creaks and squeaks, but mostly from the ice machine, so I’m not alarmed. Does it make sense to just have a tech come in and kick the tires all-around?
 

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If under warranty, for sure have it checked out!

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Will do, thanks! Did you have a chance to view the video? Wondering if it sounds like the damper to you -- or just a normal operating noise...
 

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No, my speakers at home here do not work.
If I can remember I will have a listen at work.

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I tried the video at worrk and I cannot hear anything.

Sorry.

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Ever find anything

Hello,

Having a similar issue with a new Frigidaire side by side, buzzing noise near the air filter. Ever figure it out? Is it normal operations? Thanks.
 

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Model # FGSS2635TF

Noise comes off and on every few minutes, no regular pattern though. As mentioned above, sounds like it is coming from around the air filter. Thanks for the help!
 

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Sorry, TF6 from above. Brand new appliance, is it normal for the damper to make some noise? Thanks again.
 

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Brand new appliance
Still under warranty?
If yes, don't mess with it and void your warranty, call and have it checked out.

is it normal for the damper to make some noise?
Odd time it may click or make a hum noise...but anything more than that is not normal.

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