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Makes a shuddering noise when compressor turns off

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It sounds like the suspension spring has broken inside the compressor so when it shuts off it rattles against the case. If the refrigerator is still operating normally I would recommend not repairing it. It could run for years like this without any further problems and a compressor change would be very costly.

Posted on Feb 24, 2009

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