To think my fridge is haunted?

(65 Posts)
pofacedplot Mon 04-Mar-13 13:59:55

It could be the cupboard next to the fridge. Now and then, there is a strange intermittent sound of snoring, or rasping breath, basically like someone snoring really loudly, coming from the wall behind the cupboard. It is not scary, more comical. It can happen day or night. The room next door is our sitting room, and no, it is not dh asleep. No one else has ever heard it. I need to get dh to come and stand there, for hours, until it happens again. Opinions please on what it could be.

pofacedplot Mon 04-Mar-13 23:18:47

Bekos are bovine and Zanussis are feline grin

GregBishopsBottomBitch Tue 05-Mar-13 00:06:26

I have a Zanussi, Fridge/Freezer, Dishwasher and washing machine, they all make bizarre noises.

sydlexic Tue 05-Mar-13 08:26:30

It usually means that it is over working, may need defrosting. If it is free standing pull a little further away from the wall to allow the air to circulate.
If there is a drainage hole inside make sure it is not blocked.

RobotHamster Tue 05-Mar-13 08:33:14

My Samsung one farts at me. Its the washing machine that's haunted.

valiumredhead Tue 05-Mar-13 08:36:28

Our fridge makes that rasping noise too!

StanleyLambchop Tue 05-Mar-13 09:23:25

My fridge makes funny snoring noises too. It also chucks food out at me when I open it! I swear, it lobbed out some tomatoes which were right at the back, so it was not a case of them being on the edge of the shelf and just falling out! My husband has had a bottle of milk thrown out too. Damn thing iss possessed. Does anyone know how you get a fridge exorcised???

Pobblewhohasnotoes Tue 05-Mar-13 09:26:06

My fridge is a Beko, it talks to itself. No idea what it's saying but its very noisy.

pofacedplot Tue 05-Mar-13 14:03:52

Have you noticed this doesn't seem to happen with SMEG fridges at all? <counts pathetic savings>

Stanley - things do leap out of my fridge all the time, but dh says it is because I do not pack it in an orderly enough fashion. hmm

valiumredhead Tue 05-Mar-13 14:16:15

That's because all SMEG appliances break after 6 months so they don't make noises as they don't work! grin

pofacedplot Tue 05-Mar-13 14:17:30

do they really? <disillusioned>

valiumredhead Tue 05-Mar-13 14:18:32

And the WORST customer service in the whole world . FACT!

pofacedplot Tue 05-Mar-13 14:42:33

this thread has not only reassured me about my weird fridge noises but relieved me of my expensive fridge aspirations. I'm a winner all round. grin

Buzzardbird Wed 06-Mar-13 15:52:50

It is sighing because it has 'FFS'! Fridge futility syndrome sad

pofacedplot Wed 06-Mar-13 21:04:05

I didn't know Beko made existential fridges. grin

Magrathea Wed 06-Mar-13 22:38:55

Our fridge is a beko and it moos

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