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Daniel, Home Appliance Technician
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Experience:  20+ yrs. experience in appliance repair. NVQ Level 2 electronics manufacturers training courses in England.
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In the process of buying an apartment. The Fagor

Customer Question

in the process of buying an apartment. The Fagor fridge/freezer is making a gurgling sound. is that something I should be concerned about?
JA: What's the make and model of the fridge? And can you guesstimate how old is it?
Customer: its a Fagor 23 and probably 5+ years old
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: no,
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: if this sound like an expensive problem. Sellers broker claim fridge is in working order and they will not fix anything. Fridge and freezer was cold
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Daniel replied 3 months ago.

Hi, I'm Daniel welcome to JustAnswer, Im reviewing your question now and will post back with your reply momentarily

Expert:  Daniel replied 3 months ago.

Sometimes thes fridges can make noises like this as its the refrigerant being pump round the system so it can make that kind of noise.

But if it starts to make a noie like running water or driping water from it then theres an issue with it. But you find when this happens you notice the cooling has gone off and the fridge side goes warm.

So as the appliance is still cooling as it should then the gurgling noise will just be normal system noise and should be fine.

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
thanks, ***** ***** possible to get rid of the gurgling sound?
Expert:  Daniel replied 3 months ago.

Not normally. What you can try is look at the back and to the side of the compressor is the copper dryer. It has a thicker pipe one end and a thin capilery the other.

Bend this so its horizontal as this can sometimes quiten it down.

But if that doesnt do much then im afraid thats how it is.