Frigidaire Refrigerator Replace Evaporator Fan Motor 241509402

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This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the evaporator fan motor on a Frigidaire refrigerator. The most common reason for replacing the motor is if the refrigerator is not cooling properly.

All of the information for this refrigerator fan motor replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Arctic Air, Crosley, Electrolux, Frigidaire, Gibson, Kelvinator, Tappan, Westinghouse

Tools needed: 3/8" socket, phillips head screwdriver, #2 square driver kit

Step By Step Instructions

1
Before you replace the evaporator fan motor in your refrigerator be sure to unplug the power cord.
2
Open the freezer drawer and use a 3/8th inch socket to unthread the screws securing the front drawer panel to the drawer rails.
3
Set the front drawer panel aside.
4
Lift out the basket.
5
Release the retaining clips and you can slide out the basket frame.
6
Pull out the drawer retaining clips so you can lift out the drawer assembly.
7
Use a phillips-head screwdriver or a number two square drive bit to unthread the screw securing the roller support bar.
8
Detach the bar and set it aside.
9
Now unthread the screw securing one of the drawer slide rail assemblies.
10
Pull the assembly forward to detach it.
11
Lift off the air deflector.
12
Next, unthread the three screws securing the evaporator fan cover.
13
Pull the cover off.
14
Remove the screws securing the rear panel.
15
Release the icemaker wire connecter from the panel.
16
Pull the panel out then detach the two grounding wires to fully remove the panel.
17
Unthread the screws securing the fan motor housing.
18
Disconnect the wire connecter so you can remove the housing and fan motor.
19
Pull the fan blade off then depress the tabs to release the fan motor retaining bracket.
20
You can now fully remove the old fan motor.
21
Prepare the new evaporator fan motor for installation by transferring the mounts from the old motor to the new one.
22
Make sure the washer is secured on the motor shaft.
23
Now position the motor in the housing with the wires facing the left side.
24
Secure the motor with the retaining bracket.
25
Slide the fan blade onto the motor shaft.
26
Connect the wire connecter then align the lower fan motor housing tabs on the evaporator.
27
Rethread the screws to secure.
28
Reinstall the rear panel by first snapping the icemaker wire connecter into the slot on the panel.
29
Reattach the two grounding wires.
30
Fully reposition the panel then thread and tighten the screws to secure.
31
Replace the evaporator fan cover and secure it with the screws.
32
Realign the air deflector by inserting the tabs into the top vent slots.
33
Realign the drawer slide rail assembly on the mounting studs and push back.
34
Thread and tighten the screw to secure.
35
Reposition the roller support bar and secure it with the screw.
36
With the slide rails pulled out, set the drawer assembly on the rails and insert the retaining clips to secure the drawer.
37
Realign the basket frame on the support rails and push back until the frame snaps into place.
38
Pull the frame forward and realign the basket in the frame.
39
Reinstall the front drawer panel by hooking the mounting studs on the front of the drawer rails.
40
Thread and tighten the screws to secure.
41
With the repair completed plug the power cord back in and your refrigerator should be ready for use.
Description
This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the evaporator fan motor on a Frigidaire refrigerator. The most common reason for replacing the motor is if the refrigerator is not cooling properly.

All of the information for this refrigerator fan motor replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Arctic Air, Crosley, Electrolux, Frigidaire, Gibson, Kelvinator, Tappan, Westinghouse

Tools needed: 3/8" socket, phillips head screwdriver, #2 square driver kit
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
Before you replace the evaporator fan motor in your refrigerator be sure to unplug the power cord.
2
Open the freezer drawer and use a 3/8th inch socket to unthread the screws securing the front drawer panel to the drawer rails.
3
Set the front drawer panel aside.
4
Lift out the basket.
5
Release the retaining clips and you can slide out the basket frame.
6
Pull out the drawer retaining clips so you can lift out the drawer assembly.
7
Use a phillips-head screwdriver or a number two square drive bit to unthread the screw securing the roller support bar.
8
Detach the bar and set it aside.
9
Now unthread the screw securing one of the drawer slide rail assemblies.
10
Pull the assembly forward to detach it.
11
Lift off the air deflector.
12
Next, unthread the three screws securing the evaporator fan cover.
13
Pull the cover off.
14
Remove the screws securing the rear panel.
15
Release the icemaker wire connecter from the panel.
16
Pull the panel out then detach the two grounding wires to fully remove the panel.
17
Unthread the screws securing the fan motor housing.
18
Disconnect the wire connecter so you can remove the housing and fan motor.
19
Pull the fan blade off then depress the tabs to release the fan motor retaining bracket.
20
You can now fully remove the old fan motor.
21
Prepare the new evaporator fan motor for installation by transferring the mounts from the old motor to the new one.
22
Make sure the washer is secured on the motor shaft.
23
Now position the motor in the housing with the wires facing the left side.
24
Secure the motor with the retaining bracket.
25
Slide the fan blade onto the motor shaft.
26
Connect the wire connecter then align the lower fan motor housing tabs on the evaporator.
27
Rethread the screws to secure.
28
Reinstall the rear panel by first snapping the icemaker wire connecter into the slot on the panel.
29
Reattach the two grounding wires.
30
Fully reposition the panel then thread and tighten the screws to secure.
31
Replace the evaporator fan cover and secure it with the screws.
32
Realign the air deflector by inserting the tabs into the top vent slots.
33
Realign the drawer slide rail assembly on the mounting studs and push back.
34
Thread and tighten the screw to secure.
35
Reposition the roller support bar and secure it with the screw.
36
With the slide rails pulled out, set the drawer assembly on the rails and insert the retaining clips to secure the drawer.
37
Realign the basket frame on the support rails and push back until the frame snaps into place.
38
Pull the frame forward and realign the basket in the frame.
39
Reinstall the front drawer panel by hooking the mounting studs on the front of the drawer rails.
40
Thread and tighten the screws to secure.
41
With the repair completed plug the power cord back in and your refrigerator should be ready for use.

Applicable Product Model

Refrigerator
Brand
Product Type
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Subtype
Cooling System
Icemaking System
Dispensing System
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