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Variable fan, moaning

Does anyone know whether this fridge is supposed to have a variable-speed fan? Mine is varying. I don't know whether it is a feature or a problem. It sounds as if something may be loading up, electrically speaking, intermittently, and dragging down the fan voltage. As the fan spins down to the lower "speed," or back up again, it passes through some kind of resonance, producing a tone or moaning sound. It sounds as if it is haunted by a ghost. Yes, it cools OK, but I think it's running too much lately.

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Re: Variable fan, moaning

Genuine appliance part sales (google it) sold me a motherbaord fror 98 bucks, took less than 5 minutes to install and thought the fridget did not work because it was running so quitely, tried to resolve issue thru GE and got the run around,i would have had to pay for a service call for the estimate and they would not bring a motherbaord with them, the only tool you need is a 1/4 socket or nut driver....done too easy...

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Changed out the main controller board and mine and it is fixed. No more sounds of the fan speeding up and slowing down and no more moaning sound. Hope this helps someone else

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Re: Variable fan, moaning

A variable-speed fan is highly unlikely for this unit. your fan needs to be replaced or serviced with 30W oil on shaft bushings

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