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We have a relatively new Bosch fridge-freezer. It has started chuntering away like a motor-bike in the corner of the room. It flls silent if either door is opened. Sometimes it falls quiet and runs sweetly for hours before starting this racket again. Any ideas?

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Hello mathsmike,
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You said,We have a relatively new Bosch fridge-freezer. It has started chuntering away like a motor-bike in the corner of the room. It falls silent if either door is opened. Sometimes it falls quiet and runs sweetly for hours before starting this racket again. Any ideas?

What is the Complete model number and the date you bought the fridge!

It sounds like it may be a faulty fan or fan clutch from here, if it's not something else very simple!

Send me the info requested and do a repair search for you !
Waiting for your response!

Here are some common noise problems till I look your unit up

1.Check that the fridge is level, using a spirit level!
2. Appliance is touching some other unit or appliances, or counter or wall.
3. Drawers, baskets,or storage ares are loose, or sticking!
4.Receptacles or bottles are touching. Move them away from each other,
ESPECIALLY ON THE DOOR,because it's quiet when the doors are open!

Posted on Oct 21, 2008


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