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Loud fridge compressor stays on loud

When the fridge compressor comes on it stays on loud, does not quiet down

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  • bwmac Feb 10, 2009

    I have a GE Profile side by side, two years old that has just started doing the same thing. When the compressor kicks on, it sounds like an air compressor in a mechanics garage. Is the compressor going out, or is it the run capacitor as the one gentleman suggested? How do I find out if it is the run capacitor? Can I check it somehow?

  • Marat Brikov Apr 03, 2018

    Most likely compressor motor is going out or there are oil issues in the compressor. This video is about oil change, but its slightly bigger compressor size, but same technique to do oil change. Good Luck!



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HI!!! You sem to have a problem with your compressor .The windings are going out..If the frig has a run capacitor change it and see what happpens.If it is still loud then you have compressor problem..Good luck..

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