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Old 02-14-2006, 06:49 PM  
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My fridge is making a noise that sound almost like a low pitched squeal coming frome the bottom. looking from the back side it is a round thing on the bottom that is very warm and the noise goes away for a while when you bang on it, any one know what this is?



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Old 02-15-2006, 06:59 PM  
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The "round thing" is probably your compressor. If it is making noise it may be loose.

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Old 02-15-2006, 07:13 PM  
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it sounds like your compressor .it may need to recharged. they will make that noise if they are low on freon .

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Old 02-16-2006, 01:29 PM  
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I agree compressor more than likely. How old is your refrig?

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Old 02-19-2006, 04:32 PM  
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use a bigger hammer and that will stop the noise...and the frige. Problem solved...please note the humor

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Old 03-24-2008, 01:43 PM  
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If the fridge was low on freon it would not work properly so I don't think it needs to be charge unless you have a cooling issue also.

Does it sound more like a vibrating noise?

It could be age related.

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Old 03-25-2008, 11:07 AM  
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the noise goes away for a while when you bang on it, any one know what this is?
This is the first rule of d.i.y, hit it and see if it still works!


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