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Whirlpool Refrigerator Condenser Fan Replacement

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  1. Whirlpool Refrigerator Condenser Fan Replacement, Safety precautions: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Before you begin your repair, perform the following:

    • Turn off your main water supply

    • Unplug your device

  2. Whirlpool Refrigerator Condenser Fan Replacement, Unfasten the rear panel: step 2, image 1 of 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Condenser Fan Replacement, Unfasten the rear panel: step 2, image 2 of 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Condenser Fan Replacement, Unfasten the rear panel: step 2, image 3 of 3
    • Remove the screw(s) securing the rear panel.

    • Loosen the screw securing the water hose enough for the rear panel to freely move.

  3. Whirlpool Refrigerator Condenser Fan Replacement, Remove the rear panel: step 3, image 1 of 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Condenser Fan Replacement, Remove the rear panel: step 3, image 2 of 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Condenser Fan Replacement, Remove the rear panel: step 3, image 3 of 3
    • Pull the rear panel off the chassis to remove it.

  4. Whirlpool Refrigerator Condenser Fan Replacement, Disconnect the condenser fan: step 4, image 1 of 2 Whirlpool Refrigerator Condenser Fan Replacement, Disconnect the condenser fan: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Disconnect the connector attached to the condenser fan.

  5. Whirlpool Refrigerator Condenser Fan Replacement, Remove the condenser fan: step 5, image 1 of 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Condenser Fan Replacement, Remove the condenser fan: step 5, image 2 of 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Condenser Fan Replacement, Remove the condenser fan: step 5, image 3 of 3
    • Put on gloves before continuing, as the sheet metal and the fan itself are sharp.

    • Pull the condenser fan straight off its peg to remove it.

  6. Whirlpool Refrigerator Condenser Fan Replacement, Unfasten the condenser fan motor: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the screw(s) securing the condenser fan motor to the chassis.

  7. Whirlpool Refrigerator Condenser Fan Replacement, Remove the motor: step 7, image 1 of 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Condenser Fan Replacement, Remove the motor: step 7, image 2 of 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Condenser Fan Replacement, Remove the motor: step 7, image 3 of 3
    • Rotate the motor housing through its slot in the chassis.

    • Remove the motor.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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