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Freezer fan stopped working

The refrig is warm. there was a piece of ice blocking the air from the freezer from entering the refrig. I took off the back inside panel and used a hair dryer to melt the ice from the coils. now the fan doesn't work. how can I fix this? thanks for the help.

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Sounds like you need a new fan motor. First make sure the fan blade turns freely and see if you can move the shaft side to side, or up and down. If you can feel any movement in the fan shaft the bearings of the motor are bad. It is possible for some ice to have the fan blade frozen causing the motor to stall. Some models also have a fan light switch install at a point near the hinge side of the door.

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