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Re: a motor fan running.........is not the fan
It is easy to replace. Just unplug the unit from the wall and cut the wires. Just two wires. Fan blades just unscrew from center. Should have a housing holding the motor in place. Does the fan run at all? Is it very noisy? Squealing, maybe vibration. ken
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could be the fan motor,compressor or when the compressor is running it could be vibration in the frame,what fan are you talking about,the condenser fan where the compressor is or the evap fan in the freezer?you just have to try and listen and feel the compressor and fan motor when it's running and try to tell were it's coming from,if it's the compressor just use it till it dies,it could run like that for years but i wouldn't take a chance,i would buy a new fridge if it's a fan motor i would fix it.
Hello, pull the unit out away from the wall remove the cardboard or metal cover down the bottom which will give you access to the compressor area. Assure that the compressor fan motor which is the fan that cools the compressor is running if it is not then you will have to replace the compressor fan motor. Unplug the unit until the compressor cools if you leave the unit plugged in for a long time you can cause damage to the compressor itself. . If you do not have another place to store your food until you get the new compressor fan motor leave that cardboard or metal panel off the unit if you happen to have a large box fan put it in back of the unit this will cool the compressor until your new part arrives. I have had to wait 8 days for a compressor fan motor at one time and the customer I repaired the unit for had no other place to store there food. Note this fan has to be constantly running on the compressor until you are able to replace the compressor fan motor. If you have any further questions message me back Thanks
p.s make sure you have your model number when you order your part I tryed looking that model number up but it did not come up on the look up site if you need me to locate the part number that you would use to order the compressor fan motor message me back the make and exact model number of your unit Thanks again
It sounds like you may have bad starting components on your compressor. I would check your condenser fan motor for 120v. Or try to put a small box fan behind the ref blowing directly on the compressor to aid in cooling it. If the compressor kicks in then you know the problem is with your condenser fan motor and not your compressor. If the start components are bad you will usually hear a clicking noise from the compressor every 10-15 mins or so.
This will be the fan motor running verry close to the compressor. located in the rear of the machine.
Make sure you unplug machine, remove back panal, look for fan, Unless there is an obstruction, Don't touch it, just plug machine back in to see if it starts on its own. if this fan is not working and the compressor is on then the fan motor will need to be replaced.
It sounds like the refrigerant coils are too hot. This heat is being transferred from inside the body of the refrigerator.
The usual reason for this is a failed compressor fan. Look underneath the refrigerator near the compressor. You should see a small fan. This fan should be turning when the compressor is running. If it is not, you will need to replace the fan motor.
Look at the coils, too. Are they dirty? If so, clean them.
Replace the motherboard (part # WR55X10942) but be careful to check that the evaporator fan (inside the freezer) turns on when you power up the refrig again. A bad evaporator fan motor can take out the motherboard. If compressor starts with new board but not evap fan, unplug immeadiatelly and replace the evap fan motor to save new board.
Why did you put the megahertz (60 hz) on your question? Get access to the back of the fridge, take the panel off, on the bottom, there is a compressor and condenser fan motor. Look these two and see if the noise can be found here. The fan should run when the compressor runs. If the fan is running and quiet, put your hand on the compressor. It should be warm, slightly hot, but not so that you cant leave your hand on it. If it feels hot and the fan is running, clean off the coil underneath the fridge. Often this is the only problem as nobody hardly ever cleans this thing off. Its the equivalent to the radiator on your car.