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Danby DUF1596WE model - motor or fan making ridiculously loud noises. Freezing works fine.

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SOURCE: My upright freezer is making a loud screaching

If you have the model number you posted under, you are looking at replacing the evaporator fan motor, which would be a part number 4309014 for that Maytag MQU1556A. It is located inside the freezer, behind the lower back wall.

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