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Hello, I have a side-by-side Samsung Refrig from Costco. I freezer started to ice up today. I removed the ice maker compartment and took some of hte freezer items out to provide more room for the air to circulate. I don't think the evaporator motor is working. I can't hear the noise it usually makes. Suggestions? How can I be sure it's the evaporator motor? Where can I get a new one if this one is no good? Where do I get a diagram on how to replace the evaporator motor? Thanks, Jorge Luis Parra Cell: 619-368-6293

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The evaporator fan motor will not run when you have the door open - you have to press the door switch in to make it run.

But if you are doing this and the fan is still not running then this explains the evaporator ice up problem.

You will have to take it apart (make sure that the power is off) and just unplug the evap fan (usually just plugged in)

Usually these fans are a standard type of fan and you will be able to get one from a electical wholesaler or just call samsung and get one from them - make sure you have the model number with you when you order it though.

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