How to replace a refrigerator evaporator fan motor in a top-freezer refrigerator. This is for a typical refrigerator.
Tools & parts needed:
The evaporator fan blows air across the evaporator coils and through the refrigerator for cooling. The refrigerator will not cool properly if the evaporator fan motor is not working. If the fan isn't spinning, and you notice warmer
temperatures, then replace the evaporator fan motor.
Unplug the refrigerator power cord before servicing.
Remove the freezer shelf to gain access to the evaporator cover.
Remove the screws to the evaporator cover with your nut driver.
Pull the top down to unplug the evaporator fan motors wire harness.
Disconnect the ground wire (Green) and the ice maker wire harness.
After removing the cover, disengage the locking rings from the tabs.
Lift the fan motor out of the mounting bracket
Place the new evaporator fan motor in the mounting bracket
Reinstall the fan blade onto the evaporator fan motor shaft.
Reinstall the locking rings, plug ice maker harness in and ground wire. Reconnect the evaporator fan motor wire harness then put the cover in position and reinstall the mounting screws then the freezer shelf and plug in the power cord.
This is a basic evaporator fan motor replacement. This method varies for different refrigerators. If you need a qualified service repairman you can book online or give us a call.