I owned an Ikemi for years and never heard anything but a slight motor noise when loading the disc other wise completely quiet. I miss that about the Ikemi. I would wait till it fails.
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It I listen very carefully I can hear a slight sound when switching tracks from the remote if moving multiples of tracks. There is no sound from the unit beyond that. If you go from 1 to 35 the laser has to move rapidly over 34 tracks. I wouldn't be concerned if you don't hear anything while playing music. The Ikemi is the quietest cdp I have owned.
If you are concerned about it, you can always have Linn check it for you. The only thing is, Linn has informed me that Linn repairs must be handled through Linn dealers, which may be kind of tricky if you didn't buy from a Linn Dealer. Of course, you could offer to pay for the dealer's services in facilitating the return, but some dealers won't do that either. Don't think I'm anti-dealer here. In fact, my entire current system was purchased new. But I don't think I'd be very comfortable going into a dealer I hadn't done business with and asked them for help with a problem product.