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Compressor in our wine fridge is getting pretty noisy, what do I need to do?

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If you mean the motor for the fan because a condenser is just a type of radiator. So the condenser fan motor must be the noise if you are sure the refrigerant pump is not the noise..

Posted on Dec 07, 2016

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  • Anonymous Dec 07, 2016

    would have to hear it to be sure, the compressor will usually make a knocking type of noise

  • Sandy Wyatt Dec 07, 2016

    It's not knocking just getting loud when it runs not sure what is noisy at this pint. Just started doing this today. When I unplug or shut it off, it stops for a while and starts again.

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