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Popping noise We have a Maytag MBF2556HEW for the last 2 years. It has been making a popping noise for some time now and it seems to be getting more frequent and louder. And then today, when the freezer drawer was open there was a hissing noise coming out of the freezer but the ice maker was turned off. I was trying to figure out if this is a start of a problem or normal. Thanks for your help

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  • Anonymous Nov 13, 2007

    I have a kenmore bottom freezer and have the same problem

  • Aghauge Dec 31, 2007

    when we open the bottom freezer from time to time it makes a hissing and poppin noise-it definately sounds like water or some fluid hitting a hot service somewher. We pinpointed it to the vents in the back whihc are warm to the touch. IT is the dead of winter here in Minnesota-so not sure I beleive the heat and humidity arguement. Condensation is hittong something hot. My biggest concern is obviosuly safety.....afraid of electrical fire, etc. Any other thoughts??

  • Anonymous Jul 24, 2008

    I have the same problem Mdel# MBL2556KES

  • heli_pilot Jul 24, 2008

    I have the same problem Model # MBL2556KES

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    Samsung 31 cubic feet. Bought Feb. 2014

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What you are describing sounds like the refrigerant flowing through the evaporator that is in the freezer. when the weather is hotter and more humid out the unit has to work harder to keep it cool so you may hear more noise due to the compressor running longer and more often. so most times it is normal to hear it at some point in time.

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