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12 year ol KitchenAid Superba 42 making a loud rumbling noise intermittantly.

We have a 12 year old fridge that has started to make a very loud rumbling noise several times a day. Any idea what it could be? If it is a sign of something about to break I want to be proactive and fix it before it breaks so I don't have to throw hundreds of dollars worth of groceries away.

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Mine doing the same thing, but I think it is just a fan in the freezer section behind the metal panel in the back - sounds like the fan is out of balance. I can stop the fan=stops the noise.

Posted on Jan 08, 2008

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12 years old=junk it! Sounds like compressor is going out...Sorry

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Put a screwdriver on the compressor with the handle on your ear and listen. If you hear the loud grumbling noise from the compressor you're probably better off replacing the fridge.

Do the same with the fan motor. If it's the fan motor, you can easily replace that.

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