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I have hss25gfp side by side the freezer stopped freezing and it very hot on the middle divider. I took off the bottom on the back and it was caked with a bunch of lint. I cleaned it off. But noticed the fan, I guess on the coils isn't turning on. Not sure if that takes time to turn on. But could it be that fan is no longer working?

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  • sanctyfied1 May 29, 2009

    Thank you, When I cleaned out all that lint built up. I plugged it back in That same fan was not moving at all. I span it with a screw driver cause I noticed it was trying to turn but wouldn't I got it to spin and spray a bit of WD-40 on it. It seems to be cooling down now.

    So what you said here has got to be the problem. Thank you for the fast reply. I will continue to look at it. To see if I do need a new fan. But so far it's looking good. That lint was very bad in there.
    Thank you so much again for your help.



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If the compressor is running the condenser fan should be too. If the fan does not run the compressor will overheat and stop. If you cool the underside with a small box fan and the chill returns to the box, replace the condenser fan.

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