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    • Part Number: AP3137520
    • MFG Part Number: 4389144
    • Made by: Whirlpool
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I have a noise that sounds like a small rattling engine coming from the area of the freezer evaporator fan. I'm assuming that the fan bearings are failing. Do you agree that this is likely a fan failure or could something else be causing the issue (such as a mounting grommet)? Since it's a fair amount of work to replace parts in the freezer box, I'd like high confidence that I'm not going to come up short on a part once I've got it disassembled. I'm also going to be ordering a condenser fan since I've verified that it has loose bearings (shaft is rattling) and is very loud. However, even with the condenser fan stopped, I still have a bunch of noise coming from the freezer evaporator area. Thereby, I'm guessing both fans need replacing. Box is only 6 years old...pretty disappointing! Please advise what part(s) you recommend for the freezer evaporator area.

Jeff for Model Number GS6SHEXNL02

ANSWER Hello Jeff. Yes, if the noise is coming from the fan motor, you will need to order and replace the fan motor 4389144 in the unit. 

Answered by AppliancePartsPros.com   |   Tuesday, November 27, 2012

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