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Okay, heres my second question. I got a call from a guy who

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Okay, here's my second question. I got a call from a guy who has two problems with his refrigerator. One sound is a chirping like a cricket, he says. The other is something I've never heard of. He says it doesn't it do it all the time but his ice maker apparently makes a banging sound sometimes. That's a new one one me.
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So the banging noise is a bit strange, but you'll want to check the icemaker and make sure that the complete tray is filling up with ice and not just half of it because that will torque the white plastic rake that pushes the ice out of the icemaker and cause it to jam up. Other than that, the icemaker itself would just need to be replaced because there isn't much else that can make the icemaker make a noise.

As for the chirping, that usually means the evaporator fan motor inside the freezer is starting to go bad and the bearing is wearing out. If the noise is coming from the freezer, then that is definitely the part you need to replace.

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