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Cold freezer-motor burned up

The freezer is cold and it ices up in the 3 holes. The refrigerator is warm. Behind the freezer panel the motor fan will not run and there is a burnt up motor smell and black stuff all around the motor area like there was a fire.

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I had the same issue, but without the burnt parts.
I couldn't find a reasonable (less than $150) replacement motor from Haier places, but I just took the motor out and took it to an appliance repair center (in North Denver)
They said it was a standard part, charged me around $22 for a new one and I was all set.

For my replacement motor, it was a reversible design, and was initially set to go the wrong way, so I had to reverse it.


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