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We just bought a new house that came with this refrigerator. It works fine, but every once in a while, the fridge will knock loudly, and it almost sounds as if ice or something hard is clattering inside of it down to somewhere else. This model, though, has no icemaker. Is this a noise I should worry about? I hear this noise a few times a day.

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The noise is likely the defrost heater coming on. This melts the ice on the evaporator coil. The melting ice is the noise you hear and maybe the panel flexing from the heat of the heater. This is normal.

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