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Noisy refrigerator We have a six year old Amana bottom-freezer refrigerator. A few times per day we hear a "knocking" sound from the refrigerator. Just a single knock each time. Is this the compressor, and is it fixable? Thanks in advance for any advice. Doug

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Hi doug,
with the amana of that age there are several weird noises, be glad you have only one. that aside
ill tell you all of em...
a clear pop..... usually after defrost its the compressor starting cold as they say.
a knock ( very much like you should answer the door) is the plastic liner popping back into place in the freezer, after defrost.
Then ther is the knock of the water solonoid, but that would be more than once a day.
you might be able to remedy these, by changing the box postion a bit,,, i know sound stupid but i was the old lonely for 15 years and this one was always tough to diagnos it never happened whiles the service guy is there.... so i bought one....

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