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Good morning! I own an apt. building, newly renovated, and

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Good morning! I own an apt. building, newly renovated, and installed (3-4years ago) moffat refridgerators in the kitchen. One has a fan that seems to be unbalanced, or something, as it on occasion drives the tenant nuts as it starts an intermittent grinding sound, intermittent in that it will do it one hour then not for a while and then again for a few hours, etc... I rent this building to med students, and they take quite good care of their apts. but I don't have a clue about appliances so don't know w hat to do... should I call a service man...
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  John replied 6 years ago.

Hi I'm John I will help you with the problem.


in order to assist you better I require the model number please.

is the noise coming from the freezer section?

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
I'll have to go over there and take a look at it... i'm at home presently... the serial number is XXXXX the back of the unit I imagine... ?
Expert:  John replied 6 years ago.

The model is located inside the fridge om the side or on the fridge ceiling.

See if the noise is from the freezer or from the back of the fridge please.

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
okay i will get back to you shortly...
Expert:  John replied 6 years ago.
Ok I should be here to help you with the noise problem.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Took me a while but i am at he bldg. Moffat model numberMTS17BBSERWW. The grinding noise is indeed coming from the fan in the freezer. Tenant removed cover plate and wiggled it as it seems to be rubbing. Now it is not but he has now informed me that he did this once before in december and though it worked then it comes back and starts rubbing again...