The motor seems to run too much
Check if ...
The room temperature is hotter than normal.
A large amount of food has just been added to
The door is opened often.
The controls are not set correctly for the
The doors are not closed completely.
The base grille is dirty or blocked.
The condenser coils are dirty.
The door gaskets are not sealed all the way around.
The refrigerator seems to make too much noise
Check if ...
The sounds and noises are common for new
Expect the motor to run longer under warm conditions. At
normal room temperatures, expect your motor to run about
40% to 80% of the time. Under warmer conditions, expect
it to run even more of the time.
Adding a large amount of food warms the refrigerator. It
is normal for the motor to run longer in order to cool the
refrigerator back down. See the "Food Storage Guide"
Expect the motor to run longer when this occurs. In order
to conserve energy, try to get everything you need out of
the refrigerator at once, keep food organized so it is easy
to find, and close the door as soon as the food is removed.
Refer to the "How the controls work" section.
Push the doors firmly shut. If they will not shut all the
way, see "The doors will not close completely," later in
This prevents air circulation and makes the motor work
harder. Remove the grille and clean. See the "Removing
the base grille" section.
This prevents air transfer and makes the motor work harder.
Clean the condenser coils. Refer to the "Cleaning your
Contact a qualified person or a technician.
If the problem is not due to any of the above, remember
that your new refrigerator will run longer than your old one
due to its high efficiency motor.
Refer to the "Understanding the sounds you may hear"