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I have a noisy cooling fan. I have cleaned and removed all the dust from the vents in the compressor compartment, but the fan still make a squeeking sound. Can the fan be oiled or greased or should it just be replaced?

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Is the area between your fridge and freezer smoking hot? Can you smell the rubber seals melting? Does your fridge squeak like crazy? You have an issue with your condenser fan. You can save about $50 by fixing the fan motor yourself. I'm no engineer but this was an easy fix. 1) Unplug the fridge. 2) Take off the lower back panel covering the condenser and fan. 3) Unplug the fan (on the top left from the fan. 4) Slide the fan out of the bracket 5) Take the fan blade off. (This will take the most time and TLC, it is glued on) 6) Take the two screws out of the back of the housing. **The fan motor should be free of the housing and blade** 7) Remove the two screws from the fan motor housing. 8) Pull the shaft out of the motor and clean all parts with some oil and a rag. 9) Make sure all moving parts are well oiled then put the shaft back in the motor housing. 10) Replace the motor housing screws 11) Replace the motor into the fan housing and replace the screws. 12) Slide the fan blade back onto the shaft (I used some super glue to help hold it in place) 13) Slide the fan housing back into place 14) Plug the fan into the socket 15) Plug in the fridge to make sure your fix worked (it may take a minute to kick on) 16) Replace the lower cover

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No oil or grease you will need to replace it.

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  • eewing78910 Aug 17, 2010

    What is that part that should be purchased to fix this (I too have the RS2360SH)? My kids think there is a cricket chirping in the fridge -- it seems to go out every year, but used to be under warranty, now it's not. Thanks!

  • dennis dodge Sep 04, 2010

    if the noise is inside the freezer then replace the evap fan motor . the fan under neath is not causing the problem . the model # rs2360sh will use fan pt # 6100253 / sumsung is also a maytag product and the pt # i gave you is maytags . this should replace it .... or more info cantact marcone appl parts www.marcone.com // they are sumsung auto del .. mm hope this helps ..

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Its the condenser cooling fan ***'y. be sure to order the fan blade as well; as it's not included with the motor ***'y.

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