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Our E440t fridge has started making a rattling sound every now and then and seems to come on every time either the fridge door or freezer opens and the compressor(?) comes on to cool the fridge down. Sounds like a metallic sort of rattling sound??? Sorry if not descriptive enough. Any help would be appreciated.. is driving me mad!!!

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Most of f&p make this noise its most annoying, but could also be ice buildup on the fan blades, creaking and cracking is normal as the pipes expand and contract is these thin foamwall fridges, not nice fridges, insulation has been compromised to lower cost, they work twice as hard at keeping cool

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Sounds like the inside fan is getting worn out. Should vary in speed. Try replacing the fan and see if that fixes it. I'd bet it will. ken

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if the compressor is running your ref. should be getting cold. Their is a defrost timer but when it is in defrost the compressor shuts off. I think you do have a leak.

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We had the same problem. The duct between the freezer unit and fridge is probably iced over - a design problem apparently. Allowing to completely defrost will solve.

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