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My Chefmate mini fridge model #BC-50A when running the fins are cool/cold but the fan does not run. I removed the RUILTAN SCIENCE fan and put it up to a 12V power source and the fan will turn. However, it seems the fan (prop) has some some resistance (not electrically) turning on the shaft. Is this resistance/drag suppose to happen because of the magnets in the motor? Or would the problem be something else? Or should I buy a replacement fan? I found a replacement fan (part # RDL8025S) at pchub.com for less that 15$ deliveried. Your thoughts?

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Replace fan motor.

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I had the same problem with my refridge it is a very bad product at first it worked perfectly fine made everything inside it nice and cold but now it barley gets cold at all ANY HELP on fixing this problem and making it cold again thanks

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it could be the thermostat is not switching them on, try changing the settings on them, if it still dont work you may need new thermostats fitted,

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