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The compressor is so loud it wakes me up at night. Just when it stops it makes this wobbeling noise. Like the frige is going to leap off the wall. I checked the mounts and cleaned the fan and the back of the fridge so it is completely clean. I was wondering if I could put a towel on the compressor to insulate the sound? Or is that a fire hazard?

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Re: ge refrigerator compressor

No, Try fiiting a piece of rubber or polestyren under compresser base otherwise compressor needs replacing in any event it will fail eventually rersulting in loss of food contents. Regards Advisor

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