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My dryer is not moving any air but when I open the bottom cover the fan is moving

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Probably the blower if not check vents all the way to the outside.
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Replace the blower wheel. (fan) it is slipping on the shaft.

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Fix error code if on LG fridge LFX31925, tried unplugging (maybe not long enough?), where is ice maker fan? and how do i replace it?


Hello Mike;

My name is Peter. I am a retired field service refrigeration technician.
I was hoping LG would stop manufacturing this type of design.
You need to stay away from bottom freezers, especially those manufactured by both LG & Samsung. Cosmetically they look nice. They are high maintenance and high failure.
You are probably good with tools and quite handy. But, what you are asking is a nightmare.
Here is the design flaw; there is a separate fan for the ice maker in your fresh food section door. Ice makers belong in the freezer. There are air ports that go to the enclosed housing on your door. This is where a separate fan in your freezer blows cooling air. When you open the fresh food section of your unit and close the door, you are forcing warm air down through these cooling ports into the ice maker fan. The fan builds up condensate and freezes.
The ice maker fan is located in the back of your freeze wall on the left hand side. You can not see it. There is a square mold that has 3 screws. The fan is behind this.
To access the fan, which normally does not need to be replaced; remove the bottom freezer door. The are two screws on outside of the rail system near the door. They are holding the door into slots. Remove the screws. Lift up pulling the door out of the slots. Set the door aside. In the back on the right hand side there is a small cover plate. On the back of the cover plate is your temperature sensor. Remover the cover plate 1 screw. Pop off the cover plate. Remove the sensor and attach a string to it for later recovery. This lead is short and after removing the back cover off you will need to recover it. You will not after unscrewing the retainer screws on the back cover to fully pull it off. The ice maker fan has short leads. You will need to struggle, after removing the 3 retaining screw on the cover plate, reaching behind to pull the fan out to disconnect the connector. The connector on this fan is very short.
Lets do it the easy way, chances are the fan motor is good. Using a hair dryer blow warm air down the ports from the port feeding the ice maker cooling air. Use the hair dryer on the freezer left hand wall. Better yet, unplug your unit for 24 hours.
Next time do not purchase a bottom freezer, Amada & Kitchen Aid are low maintenance. Kenmore & GE make some nice units if you get the right model.




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My Maytag dryer is getting hot but there is not sny flow air air through the dryer. I cleaned out sll the lint but it seems like the blower is not working. Is this s problem I csn fix?


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As far as fan switch goes, "auto mode" will be used when furnace is on, and fan will come on & off as necessary to dissipate heat as required. "Ventilate", should be basically same as "On", where the fan comes on to circulate the air throughout the home, just for airflow, and you control it manually.
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Freezing and ice build up stopping fan.


hi,
you could buy a spare cover and experiment with it (the one you constantly have to take off) cut it with a hacksaw blade or bend it slightly with a heat gun so the air from the fan moves in a different direction slightly. I sure wouldnt want to be working in GE's design department and have to be responsible for a huge design flaw like this. Usually GE's are trouble free.
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Temperature control


The freezer is usually cooled by the compressor, the fridge is then cooled by an evaporator fan motor ($30). If this fan seizes or slows down then the fridge warms up (it sometimes starts squealing before this happens). The fan may spin, but it if goes too slowly, then it would blow enough cool air into the fridge, especially if it is opened quite frequently.

If you think it is the evaporator fan motor:
Check to be sure you can get a replacement fan first, they last about 4 - 5 years. Can get from a parts supplier or electric motor company.
UNPLUG fridge. Located usually in top of freezer behind a vented cover plate. Remove cover, remove screws holding fan in, may have to cut wires. Replace with new motor, make sure the fan pushes air into the freezer area and doesn't spin backward drawing air from the freezer area.

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My dryer is tumbling but not blowing air hot nor cold


then you would have a broken fan blade.

because the motor that turns the drum is also the motor that turns the fan blade to blow the air.

open the rear portion of the dryer and you can find the fan blade, made of plastic, being covered by the vertical duct that came from the drum. then the outlet of the fan assembly goes out to the exhaust of the dryer.

another could be problem would be a clogged exhaust duct. check the exhaust duct or the hoce that is attached to it. see to it that it is clean and no blockade.


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