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LG Refrigerator Noisy? Evaporator Fan Blade #5901JA1021A

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This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the evaporator fan blade on LG refrigerators. The most common reason for replacing the fan blade is if it is broken, causing the fridge to run loudly.

All the information in this fan blade replacement video is applicable to the following brands: LG, Kenmore
Tools used: multi-screwdriver, flat-head screwdriver

Step By Step Instructions

1
As with any repair, you should unplug the power cord before beginning.
2
To replace the evaporator fan blade in your refrigerator, first pull out the lower freezer drawer.
3
Next, remove the screws securing the lower drawer assembly to the rails.
4
Remove the drawer bin by lifting it up from the rear.
5
Lift off the drawer assembly from the rails and set it aside.
6
Now pull out the upper drawer, depress the tabs on the supports and lift the upper drawer off.
7
Push the slide rails back and remove the screws securing the rail supports.
8
With the screws removed, pull the upper slide rails off of the inner liner.
9
Now remove the screws securing the lower rail supports to the liner and remove the lower slide rails and supports.
10
You will need to disconnect the drawer switch wire harness to fully release the left rail support.
11
Remove the mounting screws securing the icemaker assembly to the cabinet.
12
Use a small flathead screwdriver to depress the tabs to detach the assembly then pull the assembly forward.
13
Depress the tab to disconnect the wire harness to fully release the icemaker.
14
Use the screwdriver to release the sensor cover.
15
Detach the sensor from the cover.
16
Remove the screw to release the access panel.
17
Reach in and disconnect the evaporator fan motor wire harness.
18
Pull the panel forward to access the evaporator fan motor assembly.
19
Remove the old fan blade from the motor shaft.
20
Install the new evaporator fan blade by sliding it onto the motor shaft until it is fully seated.
21
Return the rear panel to the inside of the freezer compartment and insert the sensor through the panel.
22
Now align the tabs on the bottom of the panel with the bottom edge of the liner and snap the panel in.
23
You can now snap the remainder of the panel into place.
24
Reconnect the evaporator fan motor wire harness.
25
Replace the access panel and secure it with the screw.
26
Snap the sensor into the cover then reposition the cover on the rear panel.
27
Reinstall the icemaker assembly by first connecting the wire harness to the receptacle in the liner.
28
Then slide the assembly into position and snap it into place.
29
Replace the mounting screws.
30
Reconnect the lower drawer switch wire harness and reposition both lower drawer slide rails and supports by insert the tab in the support with the slot in the liner.
31
Replace the screws to secure.
32
Reinstall the upper drawer slide rails in the same manner.
33
Once installed, pull the slide rails out align the upper drawer on the supports and snap it into position.
34
Reinstall the lower drawer assembly by first pulling out the slide rails.
35
Now align the rear tabs on the drawer assembly with the rear slots on the rails then insert the front tabs into the front slots.
36
Replace the drawer bin by aligning the lip of the bin in the front tabs and lower the bin into place.
37
Replace the screws to secure the drawer assembly to the rails.
38
You’re now ready to plug the power cord back in and confirm that the refrigerator is working properly.
Description
This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the evaporator fan blade on LG refrigerators. The most common reason for replacing the fan blade is if it is broken, causing the fridge to run loudly.

All the information in this fan blade replacement video is applicable to the following brands: LG, Kenmore
Tools used: multi-screwdriver, flat-head screwdriver
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
As with any repair, you should unplug the power cord before beginning.
2
To replace the evaporator fan blade in your refrigerator, first pull out the lower freezer drawer.
3
Next, remove the screws securing the lower drawer assembly to the rails.
4
Remove the drawer bin by lifting it up from the rear.
5
Lift off the drawer assembly from the rails and set it aside.
6
Now pull out the upper drawer, depress the tabs on the supports and lift the upper drawer off.
7
Push the slide rails back and remove the screws securing the rail supports.
8
With the screws removed, pull the upper slide rails off of the inner liner.
9
Now remove the screws securing the lower rail supports to the liner and remove the lower slide rails and supports.
10
You will need to disconnect the drawer switch wire harness to fully release the left rail support.
11
Remove the mounting screws securing the icemaker assembly to the cabinet.
12
Use a small flathead screwdriver to depress the tabs to detach the assembly then pull the assembly forward.
13
Depress the tab to disconnect the wire harness to fully release the icemaker.
14
Use the screwdriver to release the sensor cover.
15
Detach the sensor from the cover.
16
Remove the screw to release the access panel.
17
Reach in and disconnect the evaporator fan motor wire harness.
18
Pull the panel forward to access the evaporator fan motor assembly.
19
Remove the old fan blade from the motor shaft.
20
Install the new evaporator fan blade by sliding it onto the motor shaft until it is fully seated.
21
Return the rear panel to the inside of the freezer compartment and insert the sensor through the panel.
22
Now align the tabs on the bottom of the panel with the bottom edge of the liner and snap the panel in.
23
You can now snap the remainder of the panel into place.
24
Reconnect the evaporator fan motor wire harness.
25
Replace the access panel and secure it with the screw.
26
Snap the sensor into the cover then reposition the cover on the rear panel.
27
Reinstall the icemaker assembly by first connecting the wire harness to the receptacle in the liner.
28
Then slide the assembly into position and snap it into place.
29
Replace the mounting screws.
30
Reconnect the lower drawer switch wire harness and reposition both lower drawer slide rails and supports by insert the tab in the support with the slot in the liner.
31
Replace the screws to secure.
32
Reinstall the upper drawer slide rails in the same manner.
33
Once installed, pull the slide rails out align the upper drawer on the supports and snap it into position.
34
Reinstall the lower drawer assembly by first pulling out the slide rails.
35
Now align the rear tabs on the drawer assembly with the rear slots on the rails then insert the front tabs into the front slots.
36
Replace the drawer bin by aligning the lip of the bin in the front tabs and lower the bin into place.
37
Replace the screws to secure the drawer assembly to the rails.
38
You’re now ready to plug the power cord back in and confirm that the refrigerator is working properly.

Applicable Product Model

Parts Needed
Fan Blade
Fan Blade
$11.48
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