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How to examine MFF2557HES evap fan?

My fridge stopped cooling a week ago but freezer works fine. I threw my food out, unplugged the thing and left doors open, for 2 day... maybe something to do with frost. But no, I plugged back in and still same problem. I called a service shop and they said most likely the evaporative fan that blows the cold air from freezer up to the fridge part is stopped or dead. Does that sound probable? It this evap fan something that I can examine and replace myself? I'm not afraid of taking things apart as I'm a computer techie myself. Do I need a hammer?

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Re: how to examine MFF2557HES evap fan?

Yes, if you're not afraid of removing service panels and replacing parts, then this is something that you can probably replace without too much trouble. Very straightforward, just remove the fan motor assembly & screw a new back into it's place. And yes, that sounds very probable if you've already tried defrosting the machine first.

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