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Need to replace evap motor for a whirlpool freezer

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need to replace evap motor for a whirlpool freezer - 9abb6871-4eeb-4e17-b4b8-c4bfdafab542.jpgUnplug the refrigerator and remove the contents of the freezer. Then remove air tower and the inside back panel inside the back of the freezer. Disconnect the evaporator fan and replace with the new fan motor. W10189703 Evaporator Fan Motor I am here if you have questionsm Thanks Sea Breeze

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There are 12 midelos that fall under the model number you passed. I will cite EV171NYMQ05 as a reference model number via this link:
http://www.appliancepartspros.com/partsearch/model.aspx?model_id=5140769

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http://www.appliancepartspros.com/Appliance-Parts/whirlpool-motor-evap-item-number-ap4539455.aspx

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