Freestanding Ice Maker Noises
Whirlpool Ice Marker Noises
Your Whirlpool Ice Maker makes different noises while it is producing ice. Most of these noises and sounds are normal. Below is a list of some of the noises to expect from the ice maker.
- Splashing: Water running from the evaporator plate to the water pan may make a splashing sound.
- Water Running: When you first start the ice maker, you may hear water running continuously. The ice maker is programmed to run a rinse cycle before it begins to make ice.
- High Pitched: If the ice maker is connected to a water supply pressure in excess of 60 psi, you may hear a loud high pitched sound during water filling associated with the flow of water through the inlet valve. Call a licensed, qualified plumber to determine the best method to reduce the supply water pressure (50 psi is recommended).
- Banging: When ice falls from the ice maker into the ice bucket, you may hear a banging noise. This noise is usually louder when the ice bucket is empty.
- Overflowing: During the ice making process you may hear the reservoir overflowing. This overflow helps to purge minerals that were removed from the water.