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GE Wall Oven-fan not sounding healthy

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this problem occurs on the basic baking function.  after oven has been on for some time, some fan is making a screeching sound(sounds like bad bearing in fan).   i'm assuming(i'm not an appliance expert) the fan only comes on after the oven reaches a certain temperature to aid in dissipating heat from the oven.  the oven still works fine.   i've posted about week ago but no responses so trying again.   i'm thinking it is a faulty fan but i don't even know if ovens have cooling fans on them.....told you i was a rookie.   help if you can.   terry

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TP18WOW1WW

Yep, bad fan bearings == new fan.

 

Couldn't find anything on that model number you posted.

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i swear it was a drunk stamping machine that imprinted the model number.  why they use the letter i's, L's and 1's in model numbers in this era is beyond me.   Try substituting L in place of 1 in the model number.  The W is also a little funky looking.   would like to know where to find the fan in the oven.   thanks for your help.

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The model number problem is in the first four characters. Read this and re-post.

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ok...perhaps the 8 is rally a B(letter).  and the whole model number starts with a J followed by a space and then the characters listed.   sorry for the confusion.  

J TP1BWOW1WW

 

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Alright, I played with the model number and was able to pull up the convection fan motor for your oven: CLICK HERE.

This diagram shows you how it goes in the oven.

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are there two fans on this oven?...my inkling is that the problem is not with the convection fan because the problem occurs on the basic baking function when i assume the convection fan is not being utilized.

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Ah, a crucial clarification on which function is being used when the noise occurs. That would be the cooling fan.

(diagram - item 32)

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