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The compressor fan not properly working.

The compressor fan in bottom (rear) of the fridge does not start on it own. If I roll out the fridge and physically turn the fan with my finger it starts running again just fine. But it doesnt seem to kick on when it needs to. Is this a problem with the fan motor or the relay switch or both? How do I repair this? It is a whirlpool Gold refrigerator that was made in may of 2003. The model number is: GC5SHGXLB00

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You need to replace the fan. It doesn't use an external starter. Part 24 on this diagram is your motor. http://www.appliancepartspros.com/partsearch/model.aspx?model_id=502485&diagram_id=124933#d124933

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