loud whinning noise of fan in freezer section

ApplianceGeneral Electric Refrigerator


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers

Daniel From MIAMI, FL

Apr 02, 2008

13 out of 19 people found this instruction helpful

1. content of freezer was put in an ice box
2. panel covering rear of freezer compartment was removed, a few screws
3. old fan now accessible was removed an new fan mounted.
4. modular wiring plug broke, wires had to be soldered and wrapped in heat shrunk insulation
5. compartment was cleaned an rear inside panel closed

Thanks for all those who shared their experience and the schematics available on website. It gave me the confidence to to this myself. Its my second repair in freezer (previous being a defective heater)

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Lid Bumper

Part Number: PS284979

In Stock

Evaporator Fan Grommet - Red

Part Number: PS963756

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Compression Ring

Part Number: PS1015726

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Evaporator Fan Motor

Part Number: PS1019114

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Evaporator Fan Blade

Part Number: PS1020949

In Stock