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Fan extraction of a Samsung Top Freezer refrigerator

I owe a Samsung top freezer refrigerator that because of the ice accumulation on fan working area it spoiled. I live in a lake border (Colbun Lake in Chile, Southamerica) where technitians are not available so I need to extract this fan, buy the replacement part, and replace it. I already melted the ice with a hair fan and noticed that although the refrigerator fan turns with the hair fan air, it does not work when I plug it on. I assume, because of the noice the refrigerator does when I plug it in, that the rest of it is working ok.
I really appreciate your help.

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  • ucalozano Feb 20, 2008

    I appreciate your quick answer my refrigerator Model is S369RVR-G-G.S as it is printd in the back tag, on owners instructions it appears as SR-369R(RV,RVU), made in Korea. Another question , do these models have an electronic plaque? Do I hareset it? if so , how should I proceed??, many thanks for your help

  • ucalozano Feb 21, 2008

    Do I have to reset the refrigerator? if so, how can I do it? At the back it has a turning nozzle that when I turn it I may turn the fridge on or off but I dont know at what point or where should it be positioned. Thank you.

  • ucalozano Feb 21, 2008

    Could you please let me know how can i know if my fridge fan is really spoiled or if i have to reset the refrigerator to know, and how to reset it? I have a Digital Multimeter tester, how should I test the fridge parts??
    Thank you very much.

  • ucalozano Feb 21, 2008

    there is no current supply to the fan

  • ucalozano Feb 21, 2008

    Dear Sir, I must say i am really a Mrs. y tested for 220 AC voltage (Chile standard and 50 HZ), maybe i should test for a different voltage, should i? if so could you please explain me how? by now i have connected the black test lead to the "COM" socket and the Red test lead to the V omega mA socket then i connected the red prod to the pink wire and the black prod to the light blue or sky colour wire (both plugged to the fan), and then i switched on the refrigerator and no measurement appeared.
    Was it the correct way of doing it? Thanks for your help

  • ucalozano Feb 21, 2008

    Dear Sir,
    I tried the Link thank you, I hope i can get some help from you. Do you know if I have to reset my fridge or how can i extract the fan?? Please it is very difficult to live without a fridge up here.
    Thanks

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Hi Sir,
How can i help you?

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    micromaster Feb 21, 2008

    Test the wire that supply current in the fan, if it's good the fan have to be replaced a new one.

  • micromaster
    micromaster Feb 21, 2008

    Is the ref is switch On? Kindly inspect the wires if it still soldered into the pcb board or some loose connection to the wire.



    If the wire is ok, and no such damaged then try testing in the mainboard parts there must be some IC / connector have defect that causing not to supply any current to the fan motor.



    Thanks,

  • micromaster
    micromaster Feb 21, 2008

    Mam' if it's ok with you i'll post here a site where you can get some ideas, and advice me for some development or status.



    try this link for a while, when I also analyzing this problem.



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    Thanks

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