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Refrigerator not cooling

Working fine yesterday, now not cooling. Vacuumed LOTS of dust from coils underneath. Still nothing. Fan running. Compressor vibrating (I assume it's working). Unplugged for about 10 minutes, still no cooling from freezer or fridge. Any thing I can check/replace?

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Replace the ptc overload/relay on the side of the compressor this aids in starting and running of the compressor

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is it frozen up? do you have any air flow thru the air tunnel from the freeze to the fridge? Check your air flow with the door switch pushed in. also check to see if the damper door opens... 1) if it is iced up you have a defrost problem. most likely a defrost timer. Turn off or unplug untill all the ice has melted off the evaporator back of the freezer..plug back in and it will work fine untill the ice builds up again. if this work you do have a defrost problem.. if not let me know and we can go deeper...

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you need to replace the start components on the compressor, theres a relay that mounts on to the compressor that takes out the start winding after it starts the compressor up. You can also try whats called a three in one to try to start up the unit. Good Luck.

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SOURCE: REFRIGERATOR IS MAKING A BUZZING SOUND, not cooling

You have one of two problems going on. Your fan is spinning at hitting the sides. Or your compressor is shot which seems to be more the problem and even though it is cold the humming sound is a warning for you that the compressor is shot and it is more affordable to replace the fridge then the compressor. Sometimes compressor can cost more then the fridge.

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SOURCE: Refrigerator not working, freezer is fine

You can get the step by step instructions (lots of pictures of each step) to repair this exact problem at:
www.AnyoneCanFixIt.com (specifically at http://www.anyonecanfixit.com/household.htm scroll down towards the bottom to look for Warm Refrigerator and Cold Freezer repair). It will save you a lot of money to do it yourself!

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SOURCE: FRIDGE NOT COOLING

The fridge gets its cold air from the freezer through a vent(damper) between the freezer and fridge.The fan in the freezer blows air through it. There is a flap you adjust with the fridge temp. control. Make sure it's opening and closing when you adjust the fridge temp ..
Your damper and controls are on this diagram. http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/getSubComp.pd?modelNumber=MFD2560HES&productCategoryId=0161000&brandId=3048&modelName=MAYTAG-REFRIGERATION&diagramPageId=00006&componentDescription=CONTROLS&documentId=M0412077&backToLink=Return%20to%20Sub%20Components%20list

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