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Loud Banging Noise

Actually have a HTS16GBRFRWW, but this is closest model. The fridge makes a loud banging noise periodically. It is very loud. What is causing this banging noise? Actually sounds like someone hitting something very hard with a hammer or bat. Help. DCools okay, sometimes have problem with freezer being cold enough.

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  • mayfaire May 14, 2008

    Got the same answer from another site/tech. I now feel confident it is a compressor issue. Thanks!

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    every so often the freezer starts to make a worryingly loud noise, really loud. I'm guessing its the thermistat re-cooling freezer but it sounds like a pnuematic drill. I'd be grateful for any advice

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If its a loud banging noise when the unit kicks off then broken spring in compressor will have to replace compressor check your 2-5th year warrenty in your owners manuel

Posted on May 14, 2008

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