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Started making noise. found fan filter in rear plugged with dust. found noisy fan. It was very dirty. carefully cleaned it up and put 1 drop oil on bearing. Seems much quieter now. are fans replaceable? also what are significance of green and red LED's on control board? Both are lit steady.

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I think you did the right thing by just cleaning it. The fan is really there to help prevent the motor from overheating.
Overheating is typically the way breadmakers fail, so you've prolonged the life of yours by maybe another 5 years!

Light oil on the bearing and keeping the dust down is the right thing to do.
Well done.
Red and green lights will be simple diagnostics tell-tales. Both are lit - so no worries.

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