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INTERMITTENT CHIRPING WHEN FAN COMES ON IN TOP FREEZER

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The fan bearings are probably starting to go bad. If you can access it try spraying at base of fan shaft with wd40. You may need a new fan motor soon.

Posted on Nov 14, 2009

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My ef48dbss dacor refrigerator is making an intermittent chirping sound coming from the top of the frig. Seems like the motor has been powering up and then down more often than usual too. What could


The recird fan bearing/bushing are probably wearing out and needs to be replaced. You should be able to order the motor from Searspartdirect.com and when you look up the part with the model number, you can order it and have it delivered to your home. Normally the fan I am talking about is actually inside the panel on the back of the freezer section, but sounds like it is in the fresh food side, due to the ventillantion ducts that move cold air from the freezer section to the fresh air side. Normally there is a few 1/4 inch drive screws that can fairly easily be removed from the back to gain access to the fan.
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Noise inside the Freezer
If your freezer is making a squealing or a little chirping sound, your condenser or evaporator fan is the cause. Open up the freezer door, and the noise usually gets louder. The location of the fan depends on your model freezer. Usually, the fan is located on the rear wall of the freezer. The fan can lose lubrication or become rusty over time. You cannot repair the fan. You must purchase a new one.
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Is the chirping sound coming from freezer fan,the fan by the compressor,or is it from the compressor itself.
If it is from one of the two fan motors and not the compressor the bearing on the fan motor is noisy and that fan motor needs to be replaced
if it's from the actual compressor the compressor would need to replaced and that would be very costly while either of the two fans isnt to expensive
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My LG ice maker fan is making a really loud noise right after the water stops going in


Hello, Self-defrosting refrigerators use a circulating fan to move air through the freezer and refrigerator compartment. This fan runs when ever the unit is cooling. The fan is located in the freezer, as follows:
  • If the freezer is on top, the fan is on the back wall,near the top or bottom, in the center of the freezer.
  • If the freezer is on the bottom, the fan is on the back wall, near the top of the freezer.
  • If the freezer is on the left, the fan is on the back wall, half way up or near the top.
Overtime the fan may become noisy, usually making a chirping or squealing sound, though it may make a loud groaning noise instead.
To find out if the fan is causing the noise,just open the freezer door and push in any fan/light switches, if the noise is louder when the door is open, the evaporator fan motor is the cause. You can lubricate or repair this motor. You must replace it.
There are three components on the outside back of the refrigerator that may become noisy: the compressor, the condenser fan motor(if self-defrosting), or the defrost timer (if self-defrosting).
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My referator -freezer GE - TBf17 makes a chirping sound in the back


You need to replace the fan motor , pt. # WR60X190 . Remove the food and the ice maker ( if equipped ) , and remove the grill at the top left on the freezer panel ( pops out ) . Remove the 2 screws holding the rear freezer panel on , and remove the panel . You may have to remove the white housing to replace the motor , or just remove the fan mounting bracket screws , to remove the fan for replacement .

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Fridge makes chirping noise


Some areas noise may come from:
Inside:
Whenever the refrigerator is cooling a circulating fan is operating to move air through the freezer and refrigerator. This fan can be found in one of several locations: For freezers positioned on top of the refrigerator the fan can be found on the back wall at the center of the freezer; If your freezer is on the bottom then the fan will be near the top on the back wall of the freezer; and if your freezer is on the side the fan will be on the back about 1/2 way up or near the top.
These fan tend to wear out over time and make a noise like a whistle or chirping sound. Open the freezer and press any switch. If the noise is louder with the door open the motor that operates the evaporator fan is likely the cause. This fan cannot be serviced in any way and must be replaced.
The back of the refrigerator:
The compressor, defrost timer, or the condenser fan motor may be the cause of noise from the back. The compressor is located near the bottom and is identified by it's small black case that appears to have no moving parts, but several colored wires coming out of it. If you find the compressor is what is making the noise then you will have to replace it in order to get the noise to stop, these aren't serviceable (and can be expensive). Near the back of the refrigerator you'll also find the condenser fan. Sometimes this fan gets clogged with debris and can make a lot of noise as a result. If this is the case then simply clean the blade with a soft bristled brush, you can usually get one of these brushes from a hardware store, or you can order it from us by calling our 800 number. If it doesn't need to be cleaned then the whole motor may need to be replaced.
The defrost timer is usually found behind the kick panel. The timer has an electric motor attached to it that may become noisy over time and will need to be replaced in order to get it to be quiet again.
The bottom of the refrigerator:
Noises detected at the bottom of the refrigerator almost always originate from the back of the refrigerator. However, sometimes the drain pan under the refrigerator will rattle. You may need to tape the pan in place to stop a rattle. Also see the “Outside back of the refrigerator.”

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Simple fix. Unplug refrigerator, locate fan, wipe clean from collected dirt etc. and spray a little WD-40 on the shaft. Spin the fan. Plug in and voila, chirp is gone.

Permanent fix, replace motor.

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