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Title: Refrigerator Repair - Replacing the Evaporator Fan Motor (GE Part # WR60X10185)
Youtube URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d5EzKao5QCU&feature=youtube_gdata_player
Uploader: PartSelect
Description: http://www.partselect.com/PS1019114-GE-WR60X10185-Evaporator-Fan-Motor.htm?SourceCode=15 Click here for more information on this part, installation instructions and more. This particular Evaporator Fan Motor is specific to GE manufactured brands including General Electric, Hotpoint, and Kenmore. To find an evaporator fan blade specific to your model, visit http://www.PartSelect.com. If your refrigerator is having any of these symptoms, then replacing the evaporator fan motor could solve your appliance problem. 1) Fridge and/or freezer section is too warm 2) Evaporator Fan is loud or makes a lot of noise PartSelect Part Number: PS1019114 Whirlpool Part Number: WR60X10185 Tools used for this repair/replacement: 1) ¼ inch Nut driver 2) ¼ inch Ratchet with ¼ inch Socket 3) Small Flat Blade Screw Get model-specific repair help from PartSelect.com. Learn how to troubleshoot, diagnose and repair your appliance with user-generated installation instructions, hundreds of step-by-step repair videos, and our Instant Repairman. If you've got an appliance problem, we can help http://www.partselect.com/Instant-Repairman.htm
Duration: 16 Minutes and 9 Seconds
Category: Howto
Rating: 4.733333
Views: 53395

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  • Author: PartSelect
    Comment: Good job on checking it out yourself first. Good luck today!
  • Author: PartSelect
    Comment: You're very welcome! :)
  • Author: animi504
    Comment: Hi would this repair help my fridge that hot and my freezer side is cold like nothing is wrong with it?
  • Author: Gary Folnsbee
    Comment: Thank you for saving me a couple hundred dollars on a service call!
  • Author: Steven Rodriguez
    Comment: Hi I just installed the new fan in today but I was wondering is it suppose to make a loud sound for a while or at all?
  • Author: tonybert2
    Comment: Thanks ur video helped with replacing my noisy evaporator motor.
  • Author: PartSelect
    Comment: Hi Steven, Thanks for your question. Sorry to hear about this frustrating issue after you've replaced your fan. What kind of a sound is it making?
  • Author: PartSelect
    Comment: So glad to hear! Thanks for the feedback and great job on the repair. :)
  • Author: animi504
    Comment: Yes you have it was the defrost heater that needed changing thanks for the vid! I would have been responded but youtube is just now letting me check my messages! Thanks again for your response & your video that made my day! :D :)
  • Author: HA AA
    Comment: Hi, Our Hotpoint HSM25GFRE has a very warm (50-55F) upper part of both the fridge and freezer - but the crisper section of the fridge as well as the bottom of the freezer is frozen. We replaced the defrost heater last year, and I can see it working (although there seems to be a large amount of frost buildup before it starts working). I don't hear or feel the fan blowing any cold air in either section - would this mean we should replace the evaporator fan?
  • Author: PartSelect
    Comment: If you can provide your model number and any more details, I can be a better help at troubleshooting with you. Thanks!
  • Author: Terry Callender
    Comment: Thanks for the suggestion. The ice maker works great. With just my wife and me here, it is full most of the time. We had suspected the door flap might have a gap in it, so I'd checked it visually and with a flashlight to see if I could detect any light penetration. I didn't detect a gap. As a precaution, I just wiped it out really well with a paper towel to make sure something isn't adhered to the rim. I'll let you know if I see a change. Thanks, again!
  • Author: animi504
    Comment: No thank you for the vid!!!! :D
  • Author: PartSelect
    Comment: Hi Terry, No problem at all! Please let me know if you need further help in diagnosing this issue. Cheers.
  • Author: Lawrence Comerford
    Comment: do you replace grommets?
  • Author: PartSelect
    Comment: Hi Terry, Sorry to hear about this problem with your freezer! Is the ice maker still functioning? It sounds like the ice maker door may not be closing properly/all the way - you should inspect the brackets and door hinge on that, if you haven't already. Hope that helps!
  • Author: PartSelect
    Comment: I would test the fan and the motor to start and if it's faulty then replace it. If the fan checks out okay then look at the defrost thermostat, temperature sensors and the timer and make sure they are all working correctly.
  • Author: Sanjay Gupta
    Comment: I have gsc23lsrcss ( GE) brand. I was unable to take out FAN Assembly out from Freezer section. I have taken out most of assembly out like ICE maker etc. It looks like Plastic Box where FAN motor is hiding inside in, It looks upper part of plastic pannel is kind of Glued. I am calling Mechanic tomorrow to replace FAN.
  • Author: PartSelect
    Comment: @Lawrence Comerford The grommets and the thermostat both can be replaced if they are defective. What symptoms is your fridge having? If you can provide your model number I can help you diagnose the fridge's problem. Also, you can enter in your fridge's model number on our website's Instant Repairman search bar. It will help you diagnose and locate the correct parts. I'll also email you this information.
  • Author: Marcia Crawley
    Comment: Hi Steve - I find your video helpful but can't determine how to remove the fan motor on my GE profile that has the freezer on the bottom. Can you help me sort that out?
  • Author: Fernando Davila
    Comment: Could the temperature sensors keep the evap fan from running??? I have aGE SIDE BY SIDE
  • Author: jramon montes
    Comment: thanks for your videos
  • Author: bELIeveBigBlue
    Comment: I have a GE Side by Side Refridgerator (#GSS20IEPH BB). The refridgerator and freezer keep getting warm. A week ago I took the back panel off of the freezer and found the coils completely frozen over. I unthawed them and everything went back to normal. A few days ago I realized that the fridge was getting warm again but items in the freezer were fine. I took the back panel off of the fridge and tested the J2 Plug as noted in this video GE Refrigerator Fan Motor Diagnostics - YouTube and everything checked out fine. Before I went to check out the defrost heater and defrost thermostat I noticed that the compressor fan was not spinning on the back. When I take my hand and manually spin it, it gets going a little bit but then stops. How can I further test if it is the fan motor or do you have any other thoughts?
  • Author: la morena
    Comment: frigidaire refrigerator ffpt12f3mw apartment size was plugged in the wrong voltage and is smell like is burn anyways i plug the fridge and it the bottom part is working even the light came on the freezer is cool but not like before the fan is not spinning and still smell like is burning i mean what is the issue right now, i want someone to check it out but before that i would really like to know my options thank you
  • Author: metman18
    Comment: Your videos are great!
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