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I have maytag mff2557hes fridge that seems to run more often than not. Freezer and fridge cool fine but it seems to run all the time. Is this normal?

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Pull the unit out from the wall and check the coils at the compressor for lint and dirt buildup. The coils and fan should be free of any debris to operate correctly.

Posted on Nov 03, 2012

  • Michael Brown Nov 04, 2012

    Don't know if that is the problem but it did need cleaninng.Thanks for the input and I'll keep an eye on the situation and let you know if it did the trick.

  • Richard Roth
    Richard Roth Nov 04, 2012

    OK,keep me posted!

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you have defrost problem

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Check to see if you have frost on the back panel of your freezer in your fridge. If you do your coil is frozen over and you'll have to defrost your freezer. I just did mine cause mine wasn't cooling properly on my fridge side.

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Sounds like the Freezer Fan is wearing out or is worn out. This fan problem is very hard to detect. The reason is that when the motor is starting to wear out the fan will spin, but at a much lower rpm. This is enough to keep the freezer cold. but will not ciculate enough air thru the freezer and the refrigerator to prevent freezer from and refrigerator from cooler. The cost to repair/replace this fan is a minimum of $300.00

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One you can to try and extend the life of the fridge is to vacuum off the compressor and coils. They can be located either behind the toe grill on the bottom front or through an opening on the back of the fridge. It is natural for a fridge to blow warm air.

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SOURCE: Maytag MZD2766GEW side by side refrigerator fridge not cooling

you have a defrost problem, could be bad adaptive defrost board,t-stat heater,when you open freezer door listen for fan if fan is blowing check the t-stat,look at it and see if it has a buldge on it,sometime you can see this and tell it's bad,you'll need a meter to read out the heater and other parts to see whats bad,might be a good idea to call a tech to do this,when you find problem you have to melt everything out again

Posted on Oct 31, 2009

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