Refrigerator Question

My refrigerator is over 10 years old. It cools fine...the problem is that the fan seems to be running all the time. I cannot be sure that the motor is runing - I think the sound is different when both motor and fan run than when just the fan is running. Anyway, I am in FL where we have been almost setting new records temp wise. We also open the door to the refrig. quite a bit. Just wondering if there is anything wrong or if the warm weather is causing this. The book that came with it said warm weather would cause the fan to run more than usual. But it does seem to be doing it all the time. Thanks.
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Take off the front grill and look under it with a flashlight. If there is a lot of dust, dirt and lint, that can decrease cooling efficiency. Use a vacuum narrow-nozzle attachment. You might also pull the fridge, unplug it, and take off the cardboard access panel off the back, clean that area thoroughly and look for leaks, etc. Clean the fan blades. Make sure you also have specified minimum clearance behind and above the fridge - it is in the installation manual. If none of this helps, check the integrity of the door gaskets. A dollar bill should be hard to pull out when door is closed. After all that has shown nothing, you might consider having a service call - it could be electrical, thermostatic sensor, or compressor probs, etc.
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Hi,
This here may help... http://tinyurl.com/6ya7c
jeff. Appliance Repair Aid http://www.applianceaid.com /
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