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Control climbs on its own. fan slowing down a bit

This unit sounded great. Its big and its somewhat energy efficient, and it runs on 110 outlet without issue.. Only thing is that Mine like many others seems to suffer from an intermittent problem where the temp control starts to climb up and beep on its own every few uses.. Can someone tell me if this is self serviceable or a warranty issue? The other issue is the blower fan seems to be running a bit slower then when new and I'm wondering if these too can be replaced or repaired without a huge issue. I have done some in the past where the bearings are not easy to get out of the tin housing.

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  • kbeadle7702 Jul 01, 2008

    its not the air filter Iahve cleaned the filter -tried only usuing remote and still climbs to 88 degrees on its own!!!! I ahve another ac unit smaller made by another mfg and it runs like a dream- this maytag is a nightmare and never worked right and i have tried everythingg!!!

  • laura1480 Jul 08, 2008

    I have the same air condtioner and it did the same thing.It's not about the air filter being dirty. It's the control board behind the control panel. I had to replace mine (cheaper then a new unit!) and now it works fine. Apparently, they've been having problems with moisture getting in the control board area when it's really humid and shorts it out. You can order the part from Sears for about $45 plus shipping.

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If the air flow has decreased since new perhaps the air filter has not been cleaned. This may also solve your problem of the temp climb

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