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    my chest freezer is making clicking noise

    hi
    i bought i new chest freazer
    its Turkish made
    Freon r134a
    comprssor embarco
    its working very well and freezing good
    drawn current is 1 ampere
    220 volt current
    its making clicking noise
    i checked both compressor and its cooling fan are fine
    the sound come from between the metering device and the condensor

    i heard the same sound from another refrigerator which been compressor replaced then charged with r134a
    is that sound could be normal
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    Can you describe the sound

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    Is it a pop

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    Isit a tick

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    Is it a knock

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    Is it a ping

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    Or does it sound like hissing or crackeling?

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    Does it have a cap tube or txv?

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    It might just be the sound of refrigerant flow or harmonices

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    Do you hear any humming sound.

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    i will catch a video of the freezer when sound occur
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    sorry for lately post
    here is sound clip of the clicking noise
    http://dc197.gulfup.com/Cl1k1.wav?gu...2d33352e776176

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    It's sounds like its in defost and melting the ice off the coil. Are you certain that the evaporator fan and compressor are running during this time? When a freezer goes into defrost, nothing should be running. At this time, heaters that run through or around your evaporator coil are activated to melt the Ice. The sound is the ice reacting and cracking caused by the heat from the heaters. Thats what it sounds like to me.

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    My chest freezer at home does it too. It sounds like softly bouncing a marble on a hard surface. I never figured it out, but its been making this sound since day 1 but its never had a problem in many years I've had it and its still going well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ICanHas View Post
    My chest freezer at home does it too. It sounds like softly bouncing a marble on a hard surface. I never figured it out, but its been making this sound since day 1 but its never had a problem in many years I've had it and its still going well.
    It's not defrost when doing this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ICanHas View Post
    My chest freezer at home does it too. It sounds like softly bouncing a marble on a hard surface. I never figured it out, but its been making this sound since day 1 but its never had a problem in many years I've had it and its still going well.

    Just a thought from a dumb fridgy...

    Could you be hearing expansion and/or contraction noises similar to those experienced by people with radiant heating systems as the fin tube expands and/or contracts and the fins "ping" over the support brackets?



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    Quote Originally Posted by Moonray View Post
    It's sounds like its in defost and melting the ice off the coil. Are you certain that the evaporator fan and compressor are running during this time? When a freezer goes into defrost, nothing should be running. At this time, heaters that run through or around your evaporator coil are activated to melt the Ice. The sound is the ice reacting and cracking caused by the heat from the heaters. Thats what it sounds like to me.
    Hot gas defrost does run the compressor, but the evaporator fan should stop.

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    when did you ever see a chest freezer with defrost just saying ?
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