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Refrigerator not cooling

Refrigerator is not cooling but freezer seems to be working fine. Are there separate compressors for refrigerator and freezer in side by side?

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  • Kathy Edwards
    Kathy Edwards Dec 10, 2012

    PSD262LHEZ

  • Richard Roth
    Richard Roth Dec 10, 2012

    Do you see any ice buildup on the back wall of the freezer or behind it?

  • Kathy Edwards
    Kathy Edwards Dec 10, 2012

    Not any visible

  • Richard Roth
    Richard Roth Dec 10, 2012

    Can you tell me if the compressor is running?

  • Kathy Edwards
    Kathy Edwards Dec 12, 2012

    called repair man. the computer board in ice maker, on the refrigerator top left corner

  • Kathy Edwards
    Kathy Edwards Dec 12, 2012

    had to be replaced. thanks..hope this helps someone else.

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Pierce, there was a service bullitin put out on this model. TDR-0010A-B. Had to do with normal freezer, warm fresh food compartment. Maytag issued a kit that included a new thermostat and damper assy. to solve this problem. Bullitin came out in 2002. If you are not having a defrost issue and all fans are running normal, I would call Maytag and inquire about the above posted bullitin, It may be covered. Catriver...post back.

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remove the baskets and shelves in the freezer and remove the rear panels after shutting the fridge down. If you see heavy frost on the coils then the defrost model needs replaced. If not, check the that the fans runs, and then that the thermostat works and then that the damper that allows the air to the fridge compartment is opening correctly.

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SOURCE: Amana Side-by-Side refrigerator hot spot

hi tanks for the question there are heaters at the spots you said were hot and those heaters are there to prevent moist air from hitting cold surface and create warer droplets from forming on those surfaces i would remove the back of the fridge and vacuum it out that should solve your problem thanks the appliance doc

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I just took mine apart and it turned out to be the air diffuser assembly. The freezer side cools to the set temp by running the compressor. the refer side cools by allowing freezer air in through the diffuser. It's a shutter assy. in the upper left corner. I took mine apart and there was a broken piece inside that is part of the shutter itself, positioned by a motor. Fixed it with epoxy but a new on is adround $70 if you are not keen on fixing small parts.

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SOURCE: my refrigerator is not cooling the freezer is working

please check the rear interior freezer wall to see if there is any ice built up.If yes,that means you have a defrost heater problem.The defrost system consists of 3 components,1)defrost timer,2)the actual heater(which is located right inside the evaporator coil compartment),and 3)a terminating stat(which shuts off the the heater before the heat cycle ends to prevent overheating).There are ways to test this with a volt and amp meter. So,if this is the case,and you need a temporary fix,and I do mean temporary,(3-5 days)you can turn off the fridge for 24 hours and leave just the freezer door open until the ice melts,OR unplug fridge,then remove the interior back panel of the freezer and melt the ice by pouring hot water over the iced up coils(CAUTION:DO NOT POKE IT WITH AN ICE PICK OR ANYTHING,YOU WILL MAKE A HOLE IN THE EVAPORATOR).after ice is melted,reassemble rear panel plug it in,and it will buy you a few days. In a refrigerator, all the cold is produced in the freezer section,then through a small hole in the dividing wall,a small percentage of cool air is blown into the fresh food section.When the coils do not defrost 3-4 times a day like they should,the air cannot pass thru them and no air will be delivered to the fresh food section. Now, if you don't see any traces of ice buildup,you may have the air exchange door in the wrong position.The air door is a little door that determines how much air is passing thru to the fresh food section.Most fridges have the selector with either numbers or letters.Example A-B-C-D-E OR 1-2-3-4-5.Now when this air door selector is in the "1" or "A" position it means the maximum amount of cold air is going to the fresh food section,which in your case,is where you want it to go. Anyway if this is the case with you, after you have made the adjustment,please wait 24 hours to take effect,it's a slow process. I hope these suggestions help you. I know I probably gave more info than you needed to know. Good luck

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