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Buzzing or popping noise made by fridge

I work at an apartment complex. One of my tenants recently complained that his refrigerator makes a buzzing or popping noise (he likened it to the noise a pinball machine used to make when you won a free game). He said it happens when he's not near the fridge, and that it's gotten more frequent over the years. I need to check it out but have never heard of this happening, so I don't know where to start!

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Hi this could be 2 things. Either it will be on defrost mode, so water hitting defrost element or the refrigerant noise as it's passing thru the pipework. If the init is working well don't panic

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