Skip to Contents

How-to & Tips

Find help information for your LG product

Learn about product installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting using our search options.

Why does the freezer make cracking noise?

  • Noise
  • Other Noises
  • Troubleshooting
  • Last Updated 17/04/2015


Why does the freezer make cracking noise?



 Symptom Symptom


              1. The freezer makes a cracking noise.



Cause Reason


             1. A cracking noise can be heard when the parts of the freezer expand or contract due to the temperature changes.

             2. The heater melts the frost that has formed on cooler every 7 hours. The metallic material and ice expand and contract as the temperature

                 fluctuates, causing cracking noises. 

             3. Please be assured that it is a sign of normal operation.



 How to fix How to fix


           1. A cracking noise from the freezer is a sign of normal operation.

              2. Also refer to the user’s manual for this phenomenon.



                  Frost on evaporator


                              [Frost on evaporator]


※ Noise may be frequently heard with a new product, and it will subside gradually (6 months-1 year)


Article Feedback

1. Overall, how satisfied were you with the usefulness of this article?
1.1 Why did the article not resolve your issue?

Characters left : 500 / 500