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I have a samsung fridge freezer and what sounds lie is the the fan on the fridge side is starting to make a noise can the fan be fixed? or is it knackered and needs replacing cheers

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I would say that if the fan is noisy, you should replace it, they are not very expensive and pretty simple to change. A matter of a couple of screws and two wires.

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