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I have an Amana refrigerator, bottom freezer, model # ARB2107 AW, MFG:PHR2107AWO This afternoon, we noticed a burning - electrical type smell coming from behind the refrigerator; more specifically from a small access panel on the bottom right side of the freezer. We checked that nothing was burning on the outside of the grill, so we took off the access panel and could see that there is a fan that is not turning. Should it be turning? and could this be the source of the smell? our local repair shop is not open until 8:00am, we are concerned that this may be a fire hazard, and yet we don't want to unplug the refrigerator unnecessarily and lose all the food inside the fridge and freezer.

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Yes the motor should be running and need to be replace to keep the food from spoiling, this will correct the problem however the buning smell is unknown




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