Refrigerator Repair in Rhode Island

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Various moans and groans

Is your refrigerator keeping you up at night with its various moans and groans? When you need immediate relief from your noisy refrigerator, there are a few steps you can take. Follow these helpful tips from your local appliance repair shop. 800-419-7220

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Locate the source of the noise

Is the noise coming from the inside of the freezer, or the outside back of the refrigerator? Determining what area the noise is coming from will help you narrow down the possible components that might be causing the sound.

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Troubleshoot

There are only a handful of parts in a refrigerator that typically cause noise. Once you have narrowed down the general location of the sound, you can begin troubleshooting various components to try to resolve the issue. While some issues can easily be fixed with minimal effort, others will require that you call in a professional who is trained in refrigeration repair.

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ask Refrigerator Repair Guys in Rhode Island about the Noise Inside the Freezer

Noise originating inside the freezer can typically be attributed to the evaporator fan, which runs whenever the unit is actively cooling. If you notice a chirping, squealing, or groaning sound that comes and goes (rather than being steady), it may be an issue with the fan motor. To find out for sure, open the freezer door and hold down the light/fan switch if there is one. If the sound gets louder with the door open, you can be pretty sure that the fan is the cause. Unfortunately, there is no way to repair the evaporator fan motor--you must replace the part in order to resolve the issue.

Noise from the Back of the Refrigerator - Refrigerator Repair Guys in Rhode Island knows what to do

Most noises that you notice will come from the back of the refrigerator, where most of the moving parts are located. If you have a self-defrosting unit, the first place you will want to check is the condenser fan. The condenser fan is located on the back of the refrigerator, often behind a thin panel. The fan can occasionally accumulate a buildup of lint and other debris, causing a buzzing or clicking noise. You can try to resolve the problem by removing the thin cover to access the fan, and then cleaning the fan of any debris using a soft bristled brush (old toothbrushes are great for this!). Once the fan is clear of dust or other materials, replace the cover and plug the refrigerator back in. If you still have noise coming from the condenser fan after cleaning it, you may have to replace the part with the help of an appliance repair company.

When to Contact Refrigerator Repair Guys in Rhode Island Professionals

If you complete the above steps and still can't determine where the problem is coming from, or if you need to replace a complicated part such as the compressor or defrost timer, you should contact your local appliance repair service. In addition to providing you with thorough troubleshooting and safe, reliable repairs, most Refrigerator Repair technicians also offer routine maintenance, which can help you avoid problems down the road. With their help, you'll be able to sleep soundly without being interrupted by strange kitchen noises well into the future. 800-419-7220

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