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Quick Question I have a Danby Compact Freezer, and my Dad recently moved it into another room and the cord was to short to reach to the outlet and he had to use a Heavy Duty drop cord.. Is that safe?? My freezer is now making a sound and it wasn't before... Well having it on a drop cord cause it to tear up??

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Not sure what a drop cord is but a compressor will either run or not as the case may be. Power supply variations can cause failure but not tear it up. If the compressor is running noisey then unfortunately it will continue to do so until it stops. However it could be that it is a vibration of the pipes due to the move causing the additional noise. I would suggest having a look at the back of the cabinet and seeing if you can pinpoint a bit more precisely the source of the noise. Hope this helps.

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