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A motor in the Ref. started to make a groan like noise.

Kenmore refrigerator model 795 Bottom Freezer A motor in the Ref. started to make a groan like noise. I am not sure of the cause how to track down the problem. Your help is appreciated. Thank you, Mike

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  • orcasw Apr 22, 2009

    Thank you... I'll do that tomorrow. (After I figure out how to remove the back... looks simple enough.) Mike

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Sounds to me that the fan motor is bad,write down the model number and go to a parts store(Sunberg),and the fan motor usually is about $50.00-$60.00

Posted on Apr 21, 2009

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