Question about Kenmore 64254 / 64252 / 64259 Top Freezer Refrigerator
I have a 2004 Whirlpool Refridg where recently the thing makes this relay/ electrical-type groaning noise (60Hz) for 15 seconds then knocks loudly. Im wondering if this is a stuck fan or something. The fan inside the unit works, but thats all i can hear for noise otherwise. Any ideas???
Check your condenser fan motor. It is located under the refer and it cools the compressor. It doesn't blow at the compressor but sucks the hot air away from the compressor and usually out the front of the refer. I have seen occasions where a mouse has gotten into the fan and caused a rapping sound. Also check for fallen insulation under there. Sometimes the compressor will make the same sound you are hearing. Your best bet is to unplug the refer for about 10 minutes while unplugged open the doors so your thermos will close then while in back of the refer plug it in and you may be able to determine where the sound is coming from. That will tell you whether it's under there or inside the refer.
Posted on Dec 26, 2007
Why did you put the megahertz (60 hz) on your question? Get access to the back of the fridge, take the panel off, on the bottom, there is a compressor and condenser fan motor. Look these two and see if the noise can be found here. The fan should run when the compressor runs. If the fan is running and quiet, put your hand on the compressor. It should be warm, slightly hot, but not so that you cant leave your hand on it. If it feels hot and the fan is running, clean off the coil underneath the fridge. Often this is the only problem as nobody hardly ever cleans this thing off. Its the equivalent to the radiator on your car.
Posted on Dec 26, 2007
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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