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Hello, my name is XXXXX XXXXX iam happy to help you with your question today..do you have a model number ? is the fridge still cooling ok? is the noise like a hum or buzz then a click?
Hi Randy, yes the model # XXXXX XXXXX
Its definitely a buzz and click
but the fridge is cooling and working
its a very loud buzz and click
does it click and buzz numerous times then finally start and runs ok ? how long has the noise been coming on?
the noise has been going on for the last 15 hours (non-stop). The noise is constantly there but the fridge has been working (cooling) the whole time. The noise seems to be coming from the bottom (lower portion behind the fridge)
the noise is this constant buzzing and clicking (fast-paced clicks and loud buzz at the same time)
is the noise constant or does it hum and click off every few minutes or so?
sorry ,i didnt see the last post
if it is constant and fast paced it will be tubing rattle or condenser fan blade ,it doesnt sound like a compressor issue,which is good , the compressor vibrates and has tubing attached to it ,there is also a fan back there that can cause that ,if you pull out the fridge ,remove the cardboard cover and check for noise ,put you hand on the copper refrigerant lines and see if the noise goes away? those tubes can be slightly bent if necessary , watch the fan blade and do the same with the fan housing ,it may need tightening or adjusting ..even the rear cardboard cover can cause a noise
yes i have a feeling its an issue with the fan. if i need to replace the fan, will the fridge be able to work without the fan or is that something i should avoid doing ?
the fan cools the compressor it can be without it for a little bit but you dont want to let the compressor run hot for a long time , there may be something in the fan blade causing the noise..
ok sounds good. i'll go ahead and check it out.
lastly, if i turn the fridge on who
*while the cardboard is removed, is that ok ?
you can unplug it at the back and see if the noise goes away , ut is just a quick connect plug
yes ,it is ok with the cardboard off,it just diverts the air ..you can it without that for a few days if needed
unplug the fan i meant
sounds good ! is there any way for me to disconnect the fan manually and see if thats what's causing the noise ?
oh perfect just read your last post
ok thank you very much, you've been very helpful !
no problem ,good luck any more problems just respond back to the same question
ok thanks !