Level of DifficultyReally easy
Time to do repairLess than 15 mins
Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years
Side by side 25cf unit. removed contents from freezer, removed shelving, removed ice maker, removed shelving brackets, removed rear wall that serves as cold air duct, unplugged three electrical leads, pried off fan blade using putty knife to spread the prying force, removed fan motor by unlatching plastic mount ears.
Installing new motor is reverse of the above sequence. Very, very easy. Make sure you have the fridge turned off so power to the motor is cut off. Allows the light to remain on in the freezer, so you can see what you are doing.