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Was quiet while operating,and just got louder overnight, almost a vibration sound. Model MSD2269KEB, installed in May 2008

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Hi. thanks for the question. pull the fridge away from the wall, and remove the back plate .clean. if noise is from there, move the drain tray if noise is from inside the fridge .check the freezer fan. could be hitting something. check that. the appliance doc

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Running an Acer Aspire ax5900. The video card fan vibrates loudly for the first 10 minutes of startup. I'm told I need a new video card. Area is clean and dust free. Where is the best place to find a...


Your Acer Aspire, like any other desktop computer system, contains fans inside the case to help vent the heat generated by the internal components.
These fans generally operate quietly and reliably, working in the background to prevent your computer from overheating.
A fan that sounds excessively loud could indicate a problem such as overheating or loose internal components, or it could simply be a normally loud fan.
The key to differentiating between the two involves looking for additional clues from your computer.
Normal Operation
Due to computer configuration and build quality, the fans in some desktops sound louder than others.
Depending on what other brands of computers you've owned or have had experience with, the fan in the Acer may sound louder, when it's actually functioning perfectly.
The fan will run to keep the inside of the computer from overheating, so periodic runs are normal. If the fan runs for long periods or very often, you may have a deeper problem.

Fan Damage and Overheating
A fan can sound loud due to damage, such as broken blades or to a build-up of dirt that impedes normal operation.
This dirt, as well as normal wear and usage, can wear away the lubricant coating on the fan's internal shaft, causing the blades to make excessive noise as they turn. In many cases, a loud fan indicates that the computer is overheating, causing the fan to run more often than usual to try and cool the system.
Depending on the types of components and upgrades within your Acer computer, your current fan may be too small and weak to handle the heat output, and require upgrading to a larger, more powerful fan.


Troubleshooting Take note of when the fan turns on and how long it runs to determine any distinct patterns, whether if it occurs only during certain processes or programs.
Your computer's CPU generates a large amount of heat while in operation, so programs that require large amounts of CPU usage may trigger the fan more often.
Watch for additional signs of overheating, such as sudden shutdowns or computer crashes. Check inside the case for signs of other components touching the fan and causing vibration noise.

Solution

Do not overtax the CPU by opening numerous processor-intensive programs at once.
Check that all screws, cards and wires are securely fastened and away from the fan.
Keep your computer clean inside and out, to prevent the build-up of dirt on the fan blades or air vents and minimize the threat of overheating.
Apply a drop of oil to your fan's shaft to give it proper lubrication and smooth, quiet rotation of the blades.

http://www.techrepublic.com/article/quiet-noisy-computer-fans-with-a-drop-of-oil/5034842

Aug 06, 2013 | Computers & Internet

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I have an acer aspire ax5900. The video card fan vibrates loudly for the first 10 minutes after start up. I am told I need a new video card. Is this correct and where is the best place to get one?


Your Acer Aspire, like any other desktop computer system, contains fans inside the case to help vent the heat generated by the internal components.
These fans generally operate quietly and reliably, working in the background to prevent your computer from overheating.
A fan that sounds excessively loud could indicate a problem such as overheating or loose internal components, or it could simply be a normally loud fan.
The key to differentiating between the two involves looking for additional clues from your computer.
Normal Operation
Due to computer configuration and build quality, the fans in some desktops sound louder than others.
Depending on what other brands of computers you've owned or have had experience with, the fan in the Acer may sound louder, when it's actually functioning perfectly.
The fan will run to keep the inside of the computer from overheating, so periodic runs are normal. If the fan runs for long periods or very often, you may have a deeper problem.
Fan Damage and Overheating
A fan can sound loud due to damage, such as broken blades or to a build-up of dirt that impedes normal operation.
This dirt, as well as normal wear and usage, can wear away the lubricant coating on the fan's internal shaft, causing the blades to make excessive noise as they turn. In many cases, a loud fan indicates that the computer is overheating, causing the fan to run more often than usual to try and cool the system.
Depending on the types of components and upgrades within your Acer computer, your current fan may be too small and weak to handle the heat output, and require upgrading to a larger, more powerful fan.
Troubleshooting
Take note of when the fan turns on and how long it runs to determine any distinct patterns, whether if it occurs only during certain processes or programs.
Your computer's CPU generates a large amount of heat while in operation, so programs that require large amounts of CPU usage may trigger the fan more often.
Watch for additional signs of overheating, such as sudden shutdowns or computer crashes. Check inside the case for signs of other components touching the fan and causing vibration noise.
Solution
Do not overtax the CPU by opening numerous processor-intensive programs at once.
Check that all screws, cards and wires are securely fastened and away from the fan.
Keep your computer clean inside and out, to prevent the build-up of dirt on the fan blades or air vents and minimize the threat of overheating.
Apply a drop of oil to your fan's shaft to give it proper lubrication and smooth, quiet rotation of the blades.
http://www.techrepublic.com/article/quiet-noisy-computer-fans-with-a-drop-of-oil/5034842

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Rave4 2008 v6 noise


Sounds like the idler pulley. It is what keeps tension on the surpentine belt. Usually a water pump will start dripping water through a small hole in pump that opens when the bearings go bad and start to wobble. You can spray some lube on idler pulley to see if it quiets it down some thou this is not a permanent fix. It will pinpoint the problem

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Sounds different from the original


Your statement leaves a lot of lattitude for response. While you have not actually asked a question, I would like to make a few comments, and all in under 300 seconds.

Of course pump A sounds different than pump B. You allude that pump A is the 'original' which would indicate that you have replaced it with pump B. You don't mention how old the original pump A is, my guess is it is several years or more older than pump B. You don't mention what you are pumping either - no matter. I am supposing that pump A is pumping the same thing as pump B and you are using the same or similar connections and it is operating under similar circumstances. You don't say if the pumps are the same make and model either.

Pump B has new bearings for starters, is probably quieter. On the other hand, it may be louder. I redently installed a new pump and its bearings were bad from the very start. I had to 're-replace' the pump. The second pump ran as quiet as a watch.

Your actual new pump B chamber is clean and unobstructed - it should work with more effiency and more quietly. Pump A probably had a build up of minerals, iron for example, if this is a well water pump. Same could be said for a fish tank pump or just about anay other pump, air pump included.

Other reasons the new pump sounds different could be what it is sitting on. You have disturbed the 'foundation' so vibrations from the pump will sound differently as they are transferred to the base and thence to the foundation where the pump sits.

Different makes of pumps will not sound the same ... even the same make and model may sound materially different. Pumps operated at different speeds (different voltages) may sound different even if the same in every other aspect.

I hope I have shed a little light on your comment this morning ...

Thanks for your comment and interest in FixYa.com and thanks for allowing me to comment this morning.

Good day

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If you jack up each wheel in turn and spin the wheel (make sure the parking brake is off and transmission is in neutral) the offending bearing will produce the rumbling noise.

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make sure your unit is secured properly[screwed up into counter and leveled], to minimise vibration. other wise you may want to try putting some insulation behind the kick plate.

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