Noisy/Failing Condenser Fan

ApplianceKenmore Refrigerator

Model

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Pliers
Screw drivers

Craig From Tomah, WI

Oct 12, 2012

Unplugged the refridgerator and pulled the rear cover. Had to take the fan blade off in order to get at the screws holding the existing motor in place. Removed the old fan. Pressing the new plastic fan onto the new motor shaft was a little more effort than expected, but I guess it won't come off. I have large hands so mounting the new unit was a little bit of a challenge getting the small screws started. Once the three screws were tightened all I had to do is plug the electrical connector in and replace the rear cover. I was happy that the existing electrical connector was the right one for the new motor too, and that I didn't have to use the provided wire harness. All in all the repair went pretty well.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Condenser Fan Motor Kit

Part Number: PS1957416

$76.26
In Stock