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My upright freezer is making a noise from the middle that sounds

like the evaporator fan motor...
My upright freezer is making a noise from the middle that sounds like the evaporator fan motor is going out.
Whirlpool model#EV171NYMS04 LO
I am pretty handy at fixing things, but want to know if replacing the motor would be to difficult.
It looks like an easy repair from the parts list.
Thank you,
Melvin
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THis is a very easy repair, takes all of 20 minutes to do., you are correct about it being the fan motor going bad, this happens quite often on these models.

 

 

 

 

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Customer reply replied 6 years ago
Should I order and replace the fan blade also?
That would not be a bad idea, the fan blade is very inexpensive.


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