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I have a Sub Zero Wine Cooler Model 424, the "fan" in the

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I have a Sub Zero Wine Cooler Model 424, the "fan" in the upper part of the unit for red wine sounds like it is in contact with something, and hitting it each revolution. Could it just be a wire?, that's what it sounds like. I was going to empty the cooler after I cut the power-breaker, then take off the horizontal panel that is covering the bottom 3/4 of the fan and investigate, see if I could see something impeding the fan rotation. Suggestions?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 9 months ago.

Hello and thanks for using this service, if you have been waiting do not worry or get upset. I am APPLIANCE-HVAC GURU a very experienced tech on here and I try to get to as many customers as I can. I just picked up your question now.

Please allow time for me to respond, sometimes I get the questions or responses late so please be patient as I have no control over the site issues. NOTE, I have nothing to do with your payment to the site and did not receive that money.

This could be the fan blade hitting the housing, sometimes the come loose and walk up the shaft and start to nick the housing or possibly a wire or something could be touching it. Just take the panel off and check it out it will be obvious and the fan blade just pushes on the shaft.

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