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GE model GTST2BPLWW

FREEZER STOPPED AFTER VIBRATING HARD  FOR SEVERAL DAYS.  THE BOTTOM REFRIGERATOR PART STILL WORKS AND THE NOISE HAS STOPPED.   THE FREEZER WILL NOT WORK

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  • lorilee Feb 12, 2008

    There is sound but I do not know if it is a fan.  May be from fridge below which still works

  • lorilee Feb 12, 2008

    There is sound but I do not know if it is a fan.  May be from fridge below which still works

  • lorilee Feb 12, 2008

    Must be the fan then.??? Where is the fan cover?  Ice is forming on the roof of the refrigerator unit now -- which is new,  ( I have the unit set on cold.)    The freezer section floor is now quite cold, which it was not before.   But no ice or  ice cubes are forming, The vibrations, if I recall I felt strongest on the freezer floor.   Thansk so far

  • lorilee Feb 13, 2008

    Inside freezer?   Inside is all of a piece --nothing to remove   There is a curious plug-like object protruding  on the lower back  freezer wall left side   It looks much like a raised socket and one sprocket (?) of this bject is showing red

  • lorilee Feb 13, 2008

    forgot to say that the sound seems more like a motor than a fan to me.  There is a small one inch plastic circle which comes out -- but contains a circular piece of what appears to be plastic foam (like packaging)  

  • lorilee Feb 13, 2008

    forgot to say that the sound seems more like a motor than a fan to me.  There is a small one inch plastic circle which comes out -- but contains a circular piece of what appears to be plastic foam (like packaging)  

  • robert samples May 11, 2010

    do you hear a fan running in the freezer

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They all have fans the freezer does all the cooling for the whole unit there is nothing in the bottom unit that cools the freezer fan blowes air from the freezer down to the bottom and draws air to the top if you dont hear the freezer fan running and there would be no doubt in your mind if it was then pull the fan cover and see why and let my know hold my rating till we are done please

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  • robert samples Feb 12, 2008

    here

  • robert samples Feb 12, 2008

    look in the top of the freezer on the back wall you will see a cover the rectangle plastic peice covers the fan see if you can take that off

  • robert samples Feb 13, 2008

    that should be your unit see the panel at the freezer with the air chanel and the round hole thats where you need to go let me know if yours looks like that

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