Remember that the noise of the compressor and the coolant circulating in the
system is unavoidable.
Noises that you can
What causes them
Humming noise made by the motor (compressor). This noise can
get louder for brief periods when the motor is switching on.
A gurgling noise can be heard when coolant is circulating
through the pipes.
Clicking sounds are made when the thermostat switches the
motor on and off.
On multi-zone and frost-free appliances you can sometimes just
hear the movement of air circulating inside the appliance.
Creaking sounds can be heard when material inside the
What causes them, and what can you do about
The appliance is uneven: Realign the appliance using a spirit
level, by raising or lowering the screw feet underneath the
The appliance is touching another appliance or piece of
furniture: Move it away.
Drawers, baskets or shelves are unstable or sticking: Check
all removable items and refit them correctly.
Are any bottles or containers unstable or knocking against
each other? Separate them.
The transport cable clips are hanging loose at the back of
the appliance: Remove the clips.