Need Appliance Repair Help? Ask a Technician for Answers ASAP
Typically the issue is the fan blade itself slipping on the shaft and pushing out too far over time. You'll want to pull everything out of the freezer and remove the back panel inside the freezer so you can see the fan. Push the blade further onto the shaft if it has slide down. If not, then you may want to use some 2 sided tape or foam tape and put it between the fan bracket and the back panel so when you re-install the back panel it lessens the vibration so it doesn't make noise anymore. Tighten any screws that might be loose, but if you can stop the noise by pulling against the plastic cover and the sound stops---this isn't a problem with the fan motor itself. It's just a vibration issue so you may have to do a few things to remove the vibration which I mentioned before.
We are on the honor system here. Please remember to rate my service by selecting a star at the top of the screen before you leave today and reply back here letting me know with a rating of 1-5 stars (5 being the best). If you need anything else, just let me know. You can continue asking follow-up questions at no additional charge after rating my service if you still need assistance.
I can show you a parts breakdown and show the panel I'm talking about but I need the full model number located on a sticker near the ceiling of the refrigerator section or on a tag down near the bottom hinge of the refrigerator.
Perfect, thank you. So below is the breakdown diagram
CLICK HERE for diagram
Unplug the unit and remove the light cover 258 on the diagram. Then remove the screws going into part 213 and remove this panel. If the side rails that support the shelves are in the way, remove all the support rails on one side of the freezer to pull this panel out. After that panels out just remove the cover 167 and you'll have access to the fan motor.