Whenever the compressor on my refrigerator turns off it makes a really loud
rattling sound. When I described this to someone somewhat familiar with
appliances he said that was the compressor going bad, so I figured I would
just live with the noise figuring it would just die and I would replace it.
But it has been doing it for several years now and I was wondering if the
rattling sound could be made by something loose in their but I wouldn't know
what I would be looking for. What could cause this sound? Thanks.
i hear your problem, from here it sounds like a whine :) for the
$500, replace it and figure you will only have to pay $1 a day for
under 2 years to get rid of the rattle and enjoy refrigerated foods.
my peeve is the noise on my microprocessor cooler fan. it's just as
annoying as the standard tv that works just fine: the frugal shopper
in you wishes it would break down so you don't have to extravagantly
buy a new replacement hdtv.
try removing the refrigerator from the wall, shop vac the dust out
from everywhere, determine if you hear the problem rattle coming from
the compressor unit itself. then defrost it for 48 hours with its
doors open and a 20" window fan blowing on it. install it at the
neighbor's house and see if it rattles there. :)
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