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Howling sound from freezer fan section

My side by side fridge/freezer makes a loud haunting/howling sound when evap. fan runs.

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  • jgalindo Sep 08, 2008

    My fridge started to "Howl" right after I had my flooring replaced under it. So I thought that might have contributed to the noise. It is VERY loud and actually can be heard from 30 feet way. How would I lube the fan? Just go through the back panel?



    My unit is about 4 years old and after reading all the posts on problems I might just invest in a new one!

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It is most likely the fan bushings that are making the noise. you can try to lube them with a light oil if you want to buy some time. but the fan motor will need to be replaced soon.

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