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My refrigerstor isn't cooling, but my freezer is fine.

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Re: maytag mfd2561he bottom freezer

I had the same problem. I removed the rear panel of the freezer (4 screws), removed ice maker, and found the evaporator fan that blows cold air from the freezer to the refrigerator was bad. I removed old fan and began calling around for the replacement part. Turns out the original encased fan motor went bad because the motor was encased and condensation caused the motor to go bad. The new motor came with brackets and new unenclosed motor. Took 1 screw driver and about 1-2 hours of work. Make sure power and water is off before working on unit.

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