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sound different from older appliances.
features and use newer technology.
Do you hear what t hear? Thesesounds are normal.
The new high efficiency
may run faster and longer than your
and you may hear a
hum or pulsating sounds
while it is operating.
Sometimes the appliance
runs for an
extended period, especially
doors are opened frequently.
You may hear a whooshing
the doors close. This is due to pressure
within the appliance.
You may hear cracking or popping sounds
when the appliance is first plugged in.
This happens as the appliance cools to
the correct temperature.
Expansion and contraction
coils during and after defrost can cause
cracking or popping sounds.
control board may cause
a clicking sound when relays activate to
You may hear the fans spinning at
high speeds. This happens when the
is first plugged in, when the
door is opened frequently
or when large
of beverages are added to
the appliance. The fans help maintain
If the door is open for over 3 minutes, you
may hear a fan come on in order to cool
The fans change speeds in order to
provide optimal cooling and energy
The flow of refrigerant
cooling coils may make a
gurgling noise like boiling water.
A water dripping noise may occur as
water from the evaporator
the drain pan.
Closing the door may cause a gurgling
sound due to pressure equalization.