It can be surprising to hear a Samsung refrigerator make noise because modern refrigerators are so silent. Beeps, buzzes, and buzzing may be alarming, but if your Samsung refrigerator is making a lot of noise, there is usually a simple solution.
We’ve compiled a list of some of the more frequent sounds you might hear from a Samsung refrigerator. Some of them are regular refrigerator operations, while others necessitate prompt attention or the services of a professional Samsung appliance repairman. Continue reading to learn why your Samsung refrigerator is producing noise and how to stop it.
When the refrigerator doors are left open, most refrigerators emit a beeping sound. Suppose your refrigerator continues to beep even after the doors have been closed; open and close them again to ensure that they are correctly closing. Check other appliances and house alarms to discover whether they’re the source of the beeping. If the beeping continues and you’ve determined that the source of the noise is your Samsung refrigerator, there are two more possibilities:
- Your refrigerator doors may have been reattached incorrectly if you recently removed and reattached them. Make sure the wire harness on the doors is properly connected by consulting your user handbook.
- The refrigerator’s temperature is too high if the beeping is accompanied by a blinking light.
- To stop the beeping, adjust the temperature using the digital dials.
A loud bang is frequently caused by anything as simple as a refrigerator container toppling over or ice from the icemaker falling into the ice bin.
However, if your refrigerator makes owl-like noises, it’s likely that ice is forming around the component’s fan. If the ice falls into the bin, the Samsung refrigerator fan noise should stop, but if it does not, expert service is required to resolve the issue or any persistent banging.
Popping or Crackling
Don’t be alarmed if your Samsung refrigerator is making popping and crackling noises. New refrigerators frequently make similar noises as they acclimatize to their new surroundings’ temperature, and internal plastic parts expand and compress. These parts are the source of the cracking and popping noises, which should fade over time.
A professional repair is required if the crackling and popping persists and/or becomes so loud that you are unable to converse.
Fan blades that have been damaged
A refrigerator must have at least two fan blades. The first is a condenser fan blade mounted on the condenser fan motor, which draws air from the front of the refrigerator, and sends it past the condenser coils (which helps to dissipate the heat created by the appliance’s refrigerant condensing into a hot liquid), and then circulates it back out through the grill. An evaporator fan blade installed on the evaporator fan motor is the second. This fan blade pulls air from the refrigerator compartment into the freezer chamber, passing through the evaporator coils, which are cooled by the refrigerant in the liquid form being expanded back into a gas. The air is recirculated back into the refrigerator compartment after the heat is removed by the cool evaporator coils. The condenser or evaporator fan blades might get damaged or displaced over time, causing them to scrape against a panel or mounting bracket as they revolve. When the fan motor is turned on, it will make a squeaking or squealing sound.
All plastic elements of the fridge expand and contract when the temperature increases and decreases, causing various cracking noises. It’s usually brought up during the defrosting stage. Furthermore, it is usual for new-generation refrigerators to acclimatize to the humidity and temperature levels in a new residence. These noises are deemed typical and will eventually go away.
This noise is comparable to the sound of ice cubes in a glass of warm water, or it might be similar to the sound of Rice Krispies. Because the Samsung refrigerator is larger, all of these noises may be louder than you think, but they are still manageable.
All of these noises may be normal, but if you have any concerns, please contact us so we can identify and correct any issues.