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on a side by side refer/freezer, the fan motor keeps cycling

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on a side by side refer/freezer, the fan motor keeps cycling on/off in about 3 sec increments, from high to low, creating a high to low whine noise, but the fan rarely shuts off
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Man replied 7 years ago.
is this the fan in the freezer or on the back of the unit. What brand is this?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.

the fan is in the freezer

it is a GE GSH25JFRE WW // s/n TG238149

Expert:  Appliance Man replied 7 years ago.

Any time the compressor runs so will that fan. That fan is called the evap fan. It circulates air from the freezer into the frig. If it is making a whining noise then you need to replace it.

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