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Why does my refrigerator make humming noise?

  • Noise
  • Other Noises
  • Troubleshooting
  • Refrigerators
  • Last Updated 04/08/2015

Why does  my refrigerator make humming noise?

 

 

Symptom Symptom

 

               1. Refrigerator makes humming noise.

 

Reason Reason

             

                1. If refrigerator temperature is not cool enough, motor and fan motor run at high speed to cool causing a high noise.

           2. Noise level may differ by house structure, location of the refrigerator, floor material, and floor level.

 

How to fix How to fix

    

                1. Speed is controlled depending on inside temperature causing irregular noise. It is not a defective sign, and the product is normal.

               Inner fan in the refrigerator

                                    [Inner fan in the refrigerator]

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