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GE REFRIGERATOR FAN AND COMPRESSOR DOES NOT WORK, BUT LIGHTS TURN ON.

I have a GE refrigerator Model number GSS26JFMAWW I just recently changed a bad water and ice valve on the back. After that the fan is not turning on, but the lights are on. everything is defrosting... help!

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  • Unplug the power cord of the refrigerator
  • Locate the fan plug (usually next to the water valve), unplug it
  • Try to spin the fan blade by your finger, if it has too much friction, lube it with small motor oil (sewing machine oil etc)
  • Clean up all accumulated dust.
  • Plug it back, it should work (fan motor is thermally protected so it won't burn out)

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