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I purchased a Model ET8CHMXKQ0 4 Whirlpool Top-Mount refrigerator (Serial # EP4335187)from Lowe's in Champaign,Illinois on November 11, 2003. I have been bothered for a long time with a relative high but intermittent hum on my radios when tuned to a local radio station which has a frequency of 1400 megahertz. I finally got around to trying to determine the source of this hum recently. After flipping circuit breakers and unpluging appliances and electronic equipment, I discovered that the hum is coming from the refrigerator. Since it is unlawful for any appliance to cause radio frequency interference, I must assume that this problem has been brought to your attention previously and that a "fix" for it has been provided to your customers. I would appreciate learning how to eliminate this interference.

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Generally a hum is caused by a refrigerant line touching part of the cabinet or base pan.
To eliminate interference try different power outlets and also change the location .

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Hi there,

try unplugging the unit and choose a different outlet.. adjust the thermostat

Posted on Mar 10, 2009

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