When the motor kicks into gear it makes a lot of noise - this is only a recent problem and the fridge is only just over 2 years old. When the fridge door is opened after it start making the noise you can hear the motor struggling and chocking.
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Re: Fridge motor is very very noisy
It sounds like it could be ice around the fan motor. Unplug it and let it defrost for about 12 hrs with the doors open. Plug it back in and see if it has quit making the noise. If it did it probably needs the defrost timer replaced. Good luck.
I had this fridge freezer with the same problem, it's quite easy to fix. Switch off, remove but do not unpack the freezer drawers (insulate them in a cardboard box) then remove the rear panel in the freezer compartment. Remove all the ice you find; try thawing it with steam from a kettle. Also, if the drain is blocked with ice you can get access to it the same way, try pouring in hot water to thaw it. To remove the freezer compartment panel you need a socket 6mm I think. With the right tool it only takes about an hour start to finish.
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The nature of the noise can tell you a lot. Is it a smooth compressor sound that is excessively loud? Is it metallic like a fan blade might make if it is hitting something? A squeal like a failing bearing might make? Is it constant? Intermittent? Has it always been there?
I assume the fridge, other than noisy, operates correctly and normally.
You can add acoustic foam to reduce the noise (Find "Black Hole" acoustic absorbing foam or similar). If doing this, you cannot impede the airflow to the heat ex-changers or the compressor motor, or you could drastically shorten the life of your appliance.
You should also try and divine where exactly the noise is coming from. Lacking a stethoscope, a 1/4 " wooden dowel, placed against various areas on one end, and the other on the little skin flap of your ear, will safely telegraph mechanical vibration to your ear, allowing you to localize problems. Once you know exactly where the sound is coming from, it may be easier to correct the noise.
First analyze from where you are getting the sound. 1)Check the fan at the back side of the freezer.Is it making noise.Remove it and put some oil so it will rotate without sound.Check for the bending and straighten it and see it doesn't hit on body.
2)compressor motor may vibrating a lot making noise to the condenser coils.It makes the full fridge to vibrate and makes noise.Adhesive stickers will soften them.If still problem persist coil could be damaged.
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The fault can be the vibration of the compressor motor radiating the noise to the condenser coils. So it may be hitting against the walls of the fridge and you are getting this noise. Also tthe compressor makes tteh vibration that transmits to plastics, trays at the bottom of fridge and the rear mounting. Use good adhesive stickers to soften them.
The only way to eradicate the noise, is to replace compressor. Some make shuddering noises on start up and some on switch off. Basically, in the compressor dome are 4 rubbers equally placed holding the internal motor. If one of those rubbers disslodge, then the noise starts.
where is the noise? inside or outside? inside maybe the evaporator fan motor. hitting somethig> wire . get a tech to double check not dangerous. outside. noise compressor dont replace. have to live like that or replace the whole fridge. or condenser fan motor. call atech for replaced
The knocking noise when cuts off , is a compressor internal motor support spring , broken . This does not mean the compressor is bad , only noisy for the rest of the compressor life , but should be covered under the 5 yr warranty . The gurgling sound is the refrigerant being pumped thru the system . The buzzing could be from the compressor also . My suggestion , would be to call a factory warranty company , to see if they can replace the compressor under warranty .
it could be that your cooling fan gets noisy at times and stops for a while you could try to put oil on the shaft behind the fan this will help when it does get noisy pull the fridge kisten to the motor if noisy replace it its not to expencive about 40.00 dollaresthanks from gilles