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Kenmore Side by side refrigerator Use And Care Manual page 20

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UNDERSTANDING
THE SOUNDS YOU MAY
HEAR
Your new high-efficiency refrigerator may make
unfamiliar sounds. These are all normal sounds and
soon will become familiar to you. They also indicate your
refrigerator is operating as designed. Hard surfaces,
such as vinyl or wood floors, walls, and kitchen cabinets
may make sounds more noticeable. Listed below are
descriptions of some of the most common sounds you
may hear, and what is causing them.
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
If your refrigerator is equipped with an automatic ice
maker, you will hear ice cubes falling into the ice bin.
E.
Cold Control & Automatic
Defrost Control
These parts can produce a snapping or clicking
sound when turning the refrigerator on and off.
F. Condenser
Fan
You may hear air being forced through the
condenser by the condenser fan.
G.
Compressor
Modern, high-efficiency compressors operate much
faster than older models. The compressor may have
a high-pitched hum or pulsating sound.
14. Water Valve
if your refrigerator is equipped with an automatic ice
maker, you will hear a buzzing sound as the water
valve opens to fill the ice maker during each cycle.
A.
Evaporator
The flow of 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.
L Drain Pan (not removable)
You may hear water running into the drain pan
during the defrost cycle.
J.
Condenser
May create minimal sounds from forced air.
K. Motorized
Damper
May produce a light humming during operation.
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