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Does your fridge still work?

Hi, I've got the same fridge, noisy and overheating.  After replacing the fan/motor has your fridge continued to work well? Thanks, Jim

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  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    compressor is noisy and continuously working and the outside of the fridge is getting hot

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It still runs like a charm.
The fan was the problem.
I replaced it and there have been no other problems.

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  • howiebdoin Aug 23, 2011

    i'm on fan #2 in just over four years. we clean behind it at least once a month and maintain over 4" of clearance from the wall (even though it looks odd and irritates my wife). Replaced the whole fan unit last time but I think I'll try the Lubricating method from the other threads that I've read. This fridge came with the new house and matched the other stuff but I will never buy a Samsung anything (had a dvd/Blue-ray player go out in less than a year that never worked correctly right out of the box). Good Luck...

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