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Freezer fan make a noise once in awhile

I have been own hotpoint refrigerator for 2 yrs now,but recently it start making a noise from freezer fan for about 20 min and noise are gone after then, what is the problem ?

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I have had some suces with removing the fan motor and soaking the BEARING AREA ONLY with # 10 w oil. the housing around bearing has a spong like material that feeds the bearing oil as it needs it if it only quiets down for a short time just get a new one a motor that is good luck

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