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NOISE
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Trouble
Shooting
Today's
refrigerators
have
ncw
features
and are more
energy
efficient.
Foam
insulation
is very
energy
efficient
and has
excellent
insulating
capabilities,
however,
foam
insulation
is not as sound
absorbent.
As a result,
certain
sounds
may
be
unfamiliar.
In time,
these
sounds
will become
familiar.
Please
refer
to this infomlation
before
ca[lir
service.
TOPIC
POSSIBLE
CAUSE
SOLUTION
Clicking
Freezer control
(A)
clicks
when
starting
or
Normal operation
stopping compressor.
Defrost timer
(B)
sounds like an
electric
Normal operation
clock and snaps in and outof defrost
cycle.
Air rushing or
Freezer
fan
(C)
and condenser fan
(D)
Normal operation
whirring
make this noise while operating.
Gurgling
or
Evaporator
(E)
and
heat
exchanger (F)
Normal operation
boiling
sound
refrigerantmakes this noise
when flowing.
Thumping
Ice cubes from ice maker(some
models)
Normal operation
drop into ice bucket
(G).
Vibrating
noise
Compressor
(H).makes
a pulsating sound
Normal operation
while
running.
Refrigerator is
not
level.
See
Installation
Instructions
for details on
how
to
level
your unit.
Buzzing
Ice maker water valve
(I)
hookup (some
Normal operation
models)
buzzes when
ice
maker fillswith
water.
Humming
Ice maker
(J)
is
in the 'on' position
without
Stop sound by raisingice
water connection,
maker arm to
'off petition.
See
Automatic Ice Maker
section inyour owner's
manual for details.
Compresser
(H).can
make a high pitched
Normal operation
hum while operating.
Hissing or
Defrost
beater(K)
hisses, sizzles, or pops
Normal operation
popping
when operational,
()OO
OPERATION
Freezer control
Refdgerator
is
in
defrost
mode.
Normal operation Wait
40 minutes
to see if refrigerator
and lights are on,
restarts.
but compressor
Is not operating.
Crisper drawer
Control settings are too low.
temperature
is
Freezer controls are set too low.
tOO
warm
Refrigerator
does
not
operate
Refrigerator
still
won't operate
Food temperature
Is too cold
Drawer
is improperly positioned.
Refrigerator is not plugged
in.
Freezer control is not on.
Fuse is blown, or circuit
breaker
needs
to be reset.
Power outage has occurred
Unit
is
malfunctioning.
Condenser coilsare
dirty.
Refrigerator or freezer controls are set
toohigh.
See section on Cdsper drawer to adjust controls.
See controlssection inowner's manual on
how
to adjust
your controls.
See section on Crisper drawer to verify drawer positioning.
Plug
in
unit.
See section on controls
in
your owner's manual.
Replace any blown
fuses.
Check circuitbreaker and reset if
necessary.
Call
local
power company listingto report outage.
Unplug refrigerator and transfer
food
to another unit. If
another unit is notavailable, place dry ice in
freezer
section
to preserve
food,
Warranty does
not
cover
food
loss.
Contact service
for
assistance.
Clean according to cleaning
instructions
in your owner's
manual.
See
controls section inowner's manual on how to adjust
,our
controls.
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