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Noisy upon installation

  • Noise
  • Humming
  • Troubleshooting
  • Refrigerators

LOUD NOISE FURTHER TO NEW

INSTALLATION

 

 

Is the refrigerator noisy after installation?

 

 

Cause

 

When a refrigerator is installed for the first time, the compressor and its cooling fan motor risk

being quite loud as the temperature inside is rather warm.  Level of noise will reduce once the

temperature of the refrigerator compartment lowers substantially.

 

When the inside of the refrigerator is insufficiently cool the compressor and fan motor will run at

high speed to transfer heat out which may cause loud noise. Modern, high efficiency compressors

operate much faster than older models. The compressor may have a high pitched hum, whine or

pulsating sound. Noise level may differ pending house structure, location of the refrigerator, floor

material and levelling of appliance.

 

 

Troubleshooting

 

It takes approximately 8 to 12 hours to produce sufficient cool air required to transfer out warm

air inside refrigerator by circulating refrigerant when the appliance is used for the first time.


Noise may be high as the compressor and fan motor run at high speed to get the freezer

compartment temperature below -20 degrees Celsius.

 

 

 

 

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