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Loud vibration from compressor, but still cooling

Ever since I moved in, the compressor has made a loud clunk when turning off. Returning home after a 3 week trip, I found that the compressor now makes a loud vibrating sound when running. It also seems to be running more often, although the freezer and refrigerator compartments are still cold. The repair guy just listened and said the compressor is going out, no way to know when it will quit. I am willing to buy a replacement, but wondered if it's possible that there is a simple mechanical problem, say a loose bolt or some such. I am fairly handy, although I don't know anything about refrigerators specifically, so if there is something I can check, I will. Thanks for any advice!

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    Karen Lewotsky Mar 18, 2014

    Sorry, this is in reference to a kenmore top-freezer refrigerator, model # 619891000. Don't know why it is listed as a Maytag.

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I would check for loose bolts some where if the ref is get cold and the freeze

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