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I have a 21 C/F top freezer modle #mtb2194arb the compressor seems to still be working as there is still ice cubes in the freezer . the fan was squeeking and clunking the other day then stoped working . so there is no air movment? Is this an easy fix? Thanks.

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Yes, it would be one of the more simplest repairs but before you start write the model # down and call your local parts house to see if they have the part in stock first then the screws on the rear back panel must be removed to axcess the repair but do unplug the frig to get no surprise's.

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