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The compressor is extremely noisy. You can hear it when you are far from the refrigerator.

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Hi, the best thing to try is give the fridge a push from side to side only slightly this should solve the problem its usually due to it touching a cupboard or board at the back.
So work it side to side first see if that stops the noise if not then pull it out a bit.
The only other option is to replace the compressor as they cant be repaired only replaced.
Hope fully your problem is just the position of the fridge, let me know how you get on ok

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