Jump to content
Click here to check out our structured, online appliance repair training courses for rookies and experienced techs.

FAQs | Repair Videos | Academy | Newsletter | Podcast | Contact

Stay connected with us...

Subscribe to our YouTube channel for lots of appliance repair tips and help! Subscribe to our MST Radio podcast to learn secrets of the trade. Sign up for our free newsletter and keep up with all things Appliantology.

Als repair

GE - Fan of Board ?

Recommended Posts

Als repair

I am working on a G.E. CFE29TSDBSS.

Refrigeration works fine. Bottom freezes great.  It is maintaing 63 degrees in top box, set temp is 37. I unpluged it for 48 hours. Did 00 48  test and last two numbers keep changing. Did 00 47 and keep getting (0). Any  advice available? Am I even doing the right test. If my problem is a fan, where is the fan. The fan in back of the bottom drawer works fine. Could this be a damper problem?  Thanks for any advice. 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Need appliance parts? Call 877-803-7957 now!

Als repair

Title should read as follows. Fan (OR) Board? 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
MrApplianceMatt
Posted (edited)

According to the diagram on Sears, there is an Evaporator motor in the cooling tower in the refrigerator at the bottom right above the evaporator. Typically accessing this requires removal of all the shelves and then the evaporator cover. This will give you access to the evaporator fan for testing. I don't know if this unit's fan operates on the door switch, so make sure to cheat the door switch when checking for fan operation if you don't activate it through diagnostics. Accessing the evaporator will also allow you to examine the frost pattern on the evaporator or see if the evaporator is a block of ice. If the fan isn't running or the defrost isn't working and air cannot be drawn over the evaporator the the compartment will get warm even if the compressor is running properly. https://www.searspartsdirect.com/model/3cvocsuamw-000432/ge-cfe29tsdbss-bottom-mount-refrigerators-parts

Edited by MrApplianceMatt

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Als repair

Hello Mr. Appliance Matt

 Thankyou so much. The fan was simply rusted and after manually spinning it and adding CRC, its working fine and quiet. Looking in the sears site. It is listed as no longer available. This unit is only 4 years old so I called my distributor and ordered a new one for possible future use. My normal job is commercial refrigeration, thanks again for your generous helpful input. Alan 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Captain Dunsel

Yeah I come up with that fan was replaced with this part number.Part number: WR60X26866

Part number: WR60X26866

  • Thanks 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
16345Ed

Be careful I had one last week fan wasn’t running. It was getting power. I replace fan get call back, same deal warm in FF section. 

Pull evaporator cover and see partial frost pattern. 

 

I will always check temp of condenser in the future on these even if fan seems to have failed. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Dunamis

You guys are aware of the problem G.E. had with this issue right? The service bulletin called for not only replacing the fan but also updating the software via a sum board.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
16345Ed
On 5/9/2019 at 1:53 AM, Dunamis said:

You guys are aware of the problem G.E. had with this issue right? The service bulletin called for not only replacing the fan but also updating the software via a sum board.

Nope bulletin updated


Repair: Replace the fresh food evaporator fan with part WR60X29099. The new fan is a direct replacement for the original and does not require software to be updated (updating the software with NewFI or with a SUM is no longer required for this repair). When the original fan part number is ordered it will supersede to the new part number (WR60X29099).

 

 

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.