Cant be sure but maybe some sort of fan. sound is coming from the bottom of the unit. only started recently there is some dust down there but before i started shoving anything in there thought i see if there were some sort of trouble shooting guide. it has been acting funny lately the door will not stay closed, the bulb went out inside and i replaced it and it would'nt come back on, now this noise which is annoying. please any ideas or anything would help!
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it's a condenser fan, it's located on the bottom ,,at the back of the frig
unplug it first from the wall, & vaccum under neath bottom & around the fan,,then you need to see if the fan came loose from the shaft & if so tighten & also make sure nothing is caught in the fan...
From your problem description I would say it sounds like maybe the condenser fan is not running. If that fan does not run, the compressor will overheat, and get very unhappy, LOUDLY. There is a fiberboard cover on the back of the unit, unplug the unit, remove the cover and inspect the fan, it should turn freely if you nudge it with your finger. If it does not turn freely, you will need to make it so by lube, removing foreign object (dead mouse once for me) dust dragons etc... or replace the fan if necessary.
this could be a drive belt or a dry bearing what ever it is you should get it sorted out,,, pull the unit out and find out were the noise is coming from if its a belt replace it if its the motor, it may need new bearings as there sealed type you cant just swill it with oil as nothing will get to the bearings the motor will need to be striped down to fit bearings in it
Generally, in my experience, the loud screeching is caused by one of the fan motors or fan blades. There is a fan inside the cabinet (possiblle two, one on the freezer and one on the refrigerator side). Also, there is a fan underneath the unit near the compressor (probably in the back).
If the screeching is coming from underneath then pull the unit out from the wall and remove the cardboard cover at the bottom back. Now turn the unit on and check for where the screeching is coming from.
If it is the fan blade (hitting something) or the motor, you can remove these and replace them easily. UNPLUG THE REFRIGERATOR BEFORE TOUCHING ANYTHING UNDERNEATH THE BACK OF THE REFRIGERATOR.)
I have one of these, and every so often, the fan would start making a loud clicking noise. I discovered that if I shut the fridge off for a while and left the door open to defrost it, it'd work fine again for a while before the noise came back. Apparently, some ice was building up between the metal heat-sink and the fan, causing the fan blades to scrape against the ice/frost build-up and make the "tick, tick tick" noise.
There is no compressor in the Avanti EC15W-2 mini fridge. It uses a simple Peltier junction device to transfer heat from the inside of the fridge to the outside/rear of the unit. So it should never get very loud at all, unless one of the two fans in it is acting up in some way.
There is a fan down on the bottom of your unit it sounds to me like the fan is making the noise as the bearings are getting dry. You should be able to move the unit out from the wall and get behind and look at the fan right next to the compressor. let me know how it goes. ken