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How do I replace a Condenser Fan Motor in a Top-Mount Refrigerator?

Follow these steps to fix your issue:

  1. Shut off the power

    The wall outlet has a power cord.

  2. Remove the rear compartment cover

    The wall has a refrigerator on it. The screws on the rear compartment cover need to be removed.

  3. Remove the condenser fan motor

    The fan motor brackets have a front base screw. Remove the base screw from the compressor base. Remove the upper mounting screws that hold the fan motor in the bracket if you want to tilt the fan motor. The fan motor should be removed from the motor brackets. Pull out the motor from the wire harness. The fan blade needs to be pulled off.

  4. Install the new condenser fan motor

    The fan blade needs to be on the new motor. Attach the motor wire harness. Remove the upper mounting screws and place the new motor on the motor brackets. The base brackets need to be re-installed.

  5. Reinstall the rear compartment cover

    Place the rear compartment cover on the back of the fridge.

  6. Restore electrical power

    Push the refrigerator back into place by plugging it in.

Time required:

15 minutes.

You would need the following tools:

nut driver set, work gloves, wrench set.

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