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Normal Perating Sounds; Understanding The Sounds You May Hear - Electrolux EI23BC51IS0 Use & Care Manual

French door bottom freezer/refrigerator

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Normal
perating Sounds
Understanding
the sounds
you
may hear
Your new, high-efficiency refrigerator may introduce
unfamiliar sounds. These sounds normally indicate
your refrigerator is operating correctly. Some surfaces
on floors, walls, and kitchen cabinets may make these
sounds more noticeable.
The following is a list of major components in your
refrigerator and the sounds they can cause:
A
Evaporator
Refrigerant through the evaporator
may create a boiling or gurgling sound.
B
Evaporator
fan You may hear air being forced
through the refrigerator by the evaporator fan.
C
Defrost heater During defrost cycles, water
dripping onto the defrost heater may cause a
hissing or sizzling sound. After defrosting, a
popping sound may occur.
D
Automatic
ice maker When ice has been
produced, you will hear ice cubes falling into
the ice bin. Water valve activation may create
sounds from its operation,
E Electronic
control & automatic
defrost control
These parts can produce a snapping orclicking
soundwhenturningthecoolingsystemonand
off
F
CondenserfanYoumayhearairbeingforced
throughthecondenser.
G
Compressor
Modern, high-efficiency
compressors run much faster than older models.
,
The compressor may have a high-pitched hum or
pu_sat_ngsound.
,
,,,m,
14 WatervalveMakesabuzzingsoundeachtimeit
openstofillthe
ice maker.
I
Drainpan(notremovable)
Youmayhearwater
dripping intothedrainpanduringthedefrost
cycle.
J
Condenser
Maycreateminimalsoundsfrom
forced air.
K
MotorizedPerfectTempTUdrawerdamper
May
producealighthummingduringoperation.
M
Motorizeddamper
Mayproducealight
hummingduringoperation.
a
PerfecttempTMdrawerfan
Turnsoffwhendoor
opensorPerfectTemptUdraweristurnedoff.

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