2nd October 2019

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Why do refrigerator make noise?

This sound can be heard just after the door is closed because of the water in drain tube trap area. It can last several seconds. A drip may be heard when defrost water is dripping into the pan beneath the refrigerator. The icemaker will make a loud noise when cubes are dropped into the bucket.

Hereof, how do you fix a noisy refrigerator?

Open the freezer door while the fridge is running. If the noise doesn't get louder when you open the freezer, pull out the fridge. Most refrigerators have a condenser fan motor (Photo 13). Unscrew the back cover and listen—you'll be able to tell whether the noise is coming from the fan or the compressor.

Why does my fridge make a knocking sound?

Condenser Fan. While the most likely reason for a refrigerator to make a knocking sound is the compressor, the condenser fan might also make noise. This may occur if the fan becomes clogged with lint, which reduces air flow and makes a clicking, knocking or whistling sound.

Why is my fridge making a rattling sound?

Clean the condenser fan blades and listen for rattling sounds coming from the defrost timer, which may need to be replaced. Other causes of rattling sounds include dishes inside or on top of the refrigerator that are vibrating as the compressor fan runs.
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