Old evaporator fan motor died

ApplianceMaytag Refrigerator

ModelMTB2156GE*

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Richard From DeKalb, IL

May 28, 2008

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Removed 2 screws holding left side of ice tray. Removed 4 screws holding back of freezer compartment in place.
Pulled center plastic air duct out of freezer.
loosened two screws holding fan mount on either side of central fan hole.
Pulled top of freezer compartment back down to expose fan and mount.
Removed fan mount screws and unplugged fan.
disassembled fan mount and removed fan blace from motor.
reassembled mount and motor being sure rubber bushings are in place.
Put fan blace back on new motor (slip fit).
Remounted fan mount on freezer back and plugged in.
Reassembled in reverse order.
This time I kept the old motor (2nd one in 3 years) so I can identify the replacement easily by photo.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Evaporator Fan Motor (Now subbed to Evaporator Fan Motor)

Part Number: PS2061178

$97.16
In Stock