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Francis
Francis, Home Appliance Technician
Category: Appliance
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Experience:  been working with refs, fridge, washers. dryers. dishwashers, microwaves for the past 12 yrs .
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hello my fridge is making a very high pitched ringing type

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hello my fridge is making a very high pitched ringing type sound and its starting to become extremely irritable. the only solution i have found is turning it off any help would be great
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Francis replied 7 years ago.

Hello,

Try to go at the back of the fridge and listen if the ringing sound is coming from the black steel ball at the back. ( Compressor)

If the ringing sound is coming there, then try to move the compressor and the sound might disappear and when it dose, think of a way how to hold the compressor to that position.

But if the ringing sound does not disappear, then this is a suspension problem. A spring could have broke inside the compressor and will need to be replaced. The whole compressor would be replaced.