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My Avanti WC5100BG is making a horrible noise, think it's the compressor. Do bad compressors make growling noise? What to do, what to do?

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SOURCE: Bad capacitor/relay or compressor?

that is most likely a relay. Does the unit get cold while running?

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SOURCE: Making loud noise when compressor kicks on.

Does the unit cool? See the comments below:

These domestic refrigerators do not have charging valves. They are charged at the factory and then a "process tube" is pinched off and soldered. If you do have a leak somewhere around the compressor area, you may see an oil and dirt buildup on a line somewhere. Another cause of refrigerant loss can be if someone tried to scrape ice off the freezer evaporator using a metallic scraper and possibly punctured the evaporator.

The noise you are hearing may be the internal compressor mounts inside the hermetic compressor case. There is no way to repair this other than to replace the compressor, at which time you could add service valves if you wish.

Also check to see if the external mounts for the compressor are loose, out of place or if any of the retaining clips have broken or otherwise come loose.

If the unit is older, it may not be worth the cost of the repairs.

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You don't really need the exact parts. Supco sells a RO81_1-12th HP to 1-5thHP that just slips on the compressor S,R and Common pins.

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