Refrigerator compressor making knocking sound when driving

Free ADV gear for annual subscribers: I knew somebody here has cracked one of these open before, your diagnosis is right on the money from what you describe. The freezer door is more likely to pop open than the refrigerator door as it is much lighter. Information contained within RemoveandReplace. Make sure the one you buy is rated for the horsepower of your appliance. My refrigerator fan is making a very loud sound whenever it runs. Answer 3: If the noise is louder, then the motor is causing your problem.

It usually will make a click when it advances. The unit is only 2 years old!! I have ice forming on a cup of tea I placed there to drink later.

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The compressor is in a black case with no visible moving parts. It currently functions but the noise is very annoying and can go on for hours. Is the Nuke meltdown on a home sized scale?

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The compressor shell is mounted on springs or rubber mounts, but inside of the shell the actual compressor body is also spring mounted in order to keep vibrations from migrating into the rest of the system. Posts on this website may contain references to products from one or more of our advertisers. Question 2: Like my Hondas head shake, I chose to ignore it.

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Could this be a simple problem requiring just a partor a big job requiring disassembling the entire refrigerator? Have the compressor changed out or replace the unit. At completion of compressor running cycle it has started making a buzzing sound like a hockey goal buzzer for a few seconds. It runs great and quiet for hours and even days. The cause of the problem can usually be narrowed down once you determine where the sound is coming from.

Some sounds may sound loud or seem to occur very often. I moved it upright, but carrying it into the house we tipped it near horizontal for a short period of time.