Broken fan blade, missing two blades

ApplianceMaytag Freezer

ModelMQU2057BEW

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

GREG From FLAGSTAFF, AZ

Dec 29, 2011

9 out of 11 people found this instruction helpful

Turn off power to freezer. Removed two shelves, removed four phillip screws and cover. Used 5/16 nutdriver to remove two fan motor bracket bolts. Did not disconnect wiring, had enough room to flip motor over and remove broken fan blade and attach new fan blade. After reading remarks from another home tech, I reversed the bolts holding motor to bracket, so nuts would not come in contact with fan blades again. Still not sure why fan would of slipped down to break. Running good now!

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Fan Blade (Now subbed to FAN BLADE AND CLIP ASSY)

Part Number: PS3650607

$3.83
In Stock