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Loud banging nois when compessor shuts down

Hotpoint 20.6 ctx 21BA what do I have to do to get to the compressor I would like to see if bolts are loose or what?

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  • frank10927 Mar 05, 2009

    thank's for the comeback,I'd still like to know how do I get to the compessor.Thank's again

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The banging noise usually occurs when the internal mounting springs are weak. You cannot get to them, they are internal. This causes a banging noise when the fridge comes on or switches off. It can also happen when the starter relay on the compressor makes a bad connection and therefore the compressor does not get immediate good power causing a stutter.

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  • Shane Seaman Mar 05, 2009

    The compressor is at the back of the unit and you may have to remove a grill cover (about four screws) the compressor is the black dome/ball shaped number which takes up most of the space in this area

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