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My counter top ice maker is screaming loud and I am wondering which part is making all the noise. I am looking at the condensor cooling fan and it spins without binding. The motor that dumps the ice works but the machine is so noise it is unbearable. Do you have a guess? I have removed the side side shields to look and vacum the dust. could the water pump make the noise. when it is making ice it is so loud I un pluged.

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The noise is came from your compressor due to long uses or operation the mechanical inside possible for wear and tear you need to replace compressor before you replaced try to observe its operation.

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