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Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement

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  1. Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement, Safety precautions: passo 1, immagine 1 di 1
    • Before you begin your repair, perform the following:

    • Turn off your main water supply

    • Unplug your device

  2. Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement, Open the doors: passo 2, immagine 1 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement, Open the doors: passo 2, immagine 2 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement, Open the doors: passo 2, immagine 3 di 3
    • Depending on your repair, open one or both doors.

  3. Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement, Remove the drawers: passo 3, immagine 1 di 2 Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement, Remove the drawers: passo 3, immagine 2 di 2
    • Remove the drawers and shelves from the freezer section.

  4. Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement: passo 4, immagine 1 di 2 Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement: passo 4, immagine 2 di 2
    • Remove the screw(s) securing the evaporator cover.

  5. Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement, Unclip the evaporator cover: passo 5, immagine 1 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement, Unclip the evaporator cover: passo 5, immagine 2 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement, Unclip the evaporator cover: passo 5, immagine 3 di 3
    • Lift the bottom of the evaporator cover up and over its lip in the chassis.

    • Pull the cover toward yourself to release its top clips.

  6. Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement, Remove the evaporator cover: passo 6, immagine 1 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement, Remove the evaporator cover: passo 6, immagine 2 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement, Remove the evaporator cover: passo 6, immagine 3 di 3
    • Continue pulling the evaporator cover towards yourself to unclip its metal prongs from the chassis.

    • Remove the evaporator cover.

  7. Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement, Disconnect the evaporator fan: passo 7, immagine 1 di 2 Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement, Disconnect the evaporator fan: passo 7, immagine 2 di 2
    • Use needle nose pliers, or your fingers, to disconnect the grounding wire(s) attached to the evaporator fan.

  8. Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement: passo 8, immagine 1 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement: passo 8, immagine 2 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement: passo 8, immagine 3 di 3
    • Disconnect any connectors attached to the evaporator fan.

  9. Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement, Unfasten the evaporator fan: passo 9, immagine 1 di 1
    • Remove the screw(s) securing the evaporator fan.

  10. Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement, Remove the foam buffers: passo 10, immagine 1 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement, Remove the foam buffers: passo 10, immagine 2 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement, Remove the foam buffers: passo 10, immagine 3 di 3
    • Slide the foam buffer downward to release it from its lip in the chassis.

    • Remove the foam buffer.

    • Repeat this procedure any remaining foam buffers.

  11. Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement, Remove the evaporator fan housing: passo 11, immagine 1 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement, Remove the evaporator fan housing: passo 11, immagine 2 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement, Remove the evaporator fan housing: passo 11, immagine 3 di 3
    • Pull the evaporator fan housing up and outward from the chassis to remove it.

  12. Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement, Remove the fan: passo 12, immagine 1 di 2 Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement, Remove the fan: passo 12, immagine 2 di 2
    • Pull the evaporator fan straight off its motor to remove it.

    • This may require some significant force.

  13. Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement, Remove the motor bracket: passo 13, immagine 1 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement, Remove the motor bracket: passo 13, immagine 2 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement, Remove the motor bracket: passo 13, immagine 3 di 3
    • Use your fingers to pry up and release the motor bracket clips from the housing.

  14. Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement, Remove the motor bracket: passo 14, immagine 1 di 2 Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement, Remove the motor bracket: passo 14, immagine 2 di 2
    • Remove the motor bracket.

  15. Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement, Remove the motor: passo 15, immagine 1 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement, Remove the motor: passo 15, immagine 2 di 3 Whirlpool Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Replacement, Remove the motor: passo 15, immagine 3 di 3
    • Pull the motor straight out of its housing to remove it.

Conclusione

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

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