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PartSelect Number PS304722
This condenser fan motor operates in a clockwise fashion. The fan itself has two 1/4 inch spade terminals. It carries 2 watts and 115 volts. This motor NO longer comes with cover for terminals.
This part works with the following brands: GE, Hotpoint & Kenmore.
This part fixes the following symptoms:
I removed the 3 screws that held the motor and fan. Exchanged fan blades and reinstalled the fan and new motorI was surprised to find the motor. The refrigerator/freezer was over 28 yrs old. Works fine now
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Moving the frig out and cleaning was the hardest part of this job - lots of dust collected over the 17 years the frig was in place. Once all the cleaning was done, with the frig out and back cover off (10 -12 screws taken off with nutdriver),I plugged the frig in and observed the the problem was a noisy fan motor. The motor is at the very back of the frig with easy access to the 3 brackets holding it in place. Pull off the electrical clip. Remove the screw holding the bracket to the frame on the front bracket, leaving the bracket attacked to the fan. The other two screws remove from the fan, leaving the brackets in place. Reverse the procedure when you receive the new part from PartSelect(great company to deal with)!
Unplugged fridge removed the three screws that held fan on to fan frame unplugged condensor fan removed brackets from old fan and put them on new fan installed new fan plugged in fridge and now it works great!
Pulled frig out. Removed back cover. Unplugged frig, unplugged motor. Removed fan from old motor first then 3 screws from bracket that holds motor and removed motor. Reattached motor back on bracket, reattached fan on motor. Plugged fan back in and then frig. Everything worked fine no more soupy ice cream !!
Unplug refrig! Removed back cardboard covering (~5 screws)(1) Cleaned all the dust out (hardest part!)(2) Removed power wire to motor(3) Removed 3 bolts holding motor to frame(4) Removed motor/fan blade to the left(5) Moveded fan blade to new motor (clean it!)(6) Replaced motor, reinstalled 3 bolts(7) Plugged power wire to new motor(8) Tested it - worked fine, failed safe, drained to bilge!Replaced back cover (had to tape it since I horked it up removing it)
Unplug unit from wall. Removed cover from rear of unit. Cleaned coils with vaccuum cleaner. Unplug wires from fan motor and remove nut holding fan blade to motor. Remove 3 screws holding motor to mount. Replace with new motor,make sure fan blade does not hit housing. Plug unit back in wall and replace cover.
Remove the 4 screws holding the back cover onto the refrigerator. Unplug the power for the refrigerator. There's 3 bolts holding the fan motor assembly to the refrigerator. Loosen the two bolts which allow the brackets to pivot out , and remove the third bolt. Disconnect the electrical leads, and remove the fan blade, then rotate the fan motor assembly out from the refrigerator. Install mounting brackets from the old motor onto the new motor, then reinstall the assembly in the reverse order of removal.
Removed the three screws from old motor body-bracket assembly , pulled off 1/4'' spade terminals and removed shield from terminal block for re-use.Removed fan from old unit and installed on new,screwed new motor in place, replaced terminal wires, plugged back in refrigerator.Now my old rerfrigerator is whisper quiet
Looked at existing installation removed it with 6 piece screwdriver and replaced it in the reverse order. Not complicated at all.
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