Question about Maytag MSD2351HE Side by Side Refrigerator

1 Answer

Fridge is tripping fuse box

Hi my fridge is tripping the fuse box can anyone help

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 883 Answers

If this is a new problem that suddenly occurred, then trust the fuse box...the frig has a problem. Most likely a compressor motor that has been electrically damaged...could have been power surges from utility or lightening or unknown. It also could be a wiring problem in the house...mice have been known to chew through wire insulation...they feel the warm wires and are fooled into believing the wire is a live food source and start chewing. A test of this wire problem is to remove the frig and plug in something that will demand close to the same current...(should also contain a motor)...read the frig's label on back of unit.

Posted on Jul 29, 2007

  • Marty marty Aug 02, 2007

    so, have you tried my suggestion or did you just decide to rate me badly in hope that I won't see it?

×

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Samsung rsh1nhmh fridge freezer not turning on and tripping electrics.


sounds like electrical fault within your freezer any small fault will throw your contact breakers on your consumer box without blowing the fuse in the appliances plug

Aug 30, 2015 | Samsung Refrigerators

1 Answer

The tumble drier operates correctly but after a short time (eg 5 minutes) it trips out the fuse box and cuts out ?


you obviously have a short somewhere in the machine, Or its overheating due to bad venting, bad blower flow etc, it should not blow or trip ur breaker box though? has anyone bypassed any of the thermal fuses? I suspect u may have a short in the heater element broken wires touching metal and causing the fuse to trip

Mar 18, 2015 | Dryers

1 Answer

I have a fisher and paykel fridge freezer model e372b my power kept tripping a few days ago and I didn't know why we switched the power box back on and it tripped again we turned it back on and it tripped...


Check the power cord on the fridge to make sure it is not broken or frayed. There is an electrical short somewhere. Check the recepticle that is used for the fridge by plugging something else in it, such as a lamp, to see if the receptacle has a short in it.

Apr 27, 2014 | Refrigerators

1 Answer

Circuit breaker tripping


Sounds like the electric motor in the fridge may have shorted out some of the windings which is causing it to draw more current. You should get one of those clamp on amp meters to see how much current it is drawing when it first kicks on.

Jan 23, 2014 | Admiral 26 cu. ft. Side-By-Side...

2 Answers

Hi, my fridge freezer keeps making the electric trip out. help!!!


Hello,

Try this:
Turn your thermostat as warm as it will go, you are trying to isolate the compressor and keep it from turning on. If your fridge has an "off" position, then turn it off. Reset breaker, plug refrigerator back into the outlet. If the fridge trips while "off", then you are likely looking at a damaged cord / wiring.

If the breaker doesn't trip, unplug the fridge, and move the thermostat to the warmest position possible. Plug fridge back in, If the breaker holds, then you are on right track. Slowly move the thermostat to a cooler setting. You want to just reach the point where the compressor tries to start. If breaker holds here, then you are in good shape so far. It indicates a problem with the defrost heater (if equipped), or the ice maker (if equipped). If the breaker trips as soon as the compressor tries to start, your compressor may be damaged (bad and expensive).

Aug 17, 2010 | Refrigerators

1 Answer

Everytime I plug in the power cord, it trips the breaker.


Refrigerators are not designed to run on a GFCI. Try a heavy duty extension cord to the fridge from a outlet that is not GFCI protected. If it still trips you probably have a short circuit in the compressor.

May 13, 2009 | GE GTS22KBP Top Freezer Refrigerator

Not finding what you are looking for?
Maytag MSD2351HE Side by Side Refrigerator Logo

Related Topics:

503 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Maytag Refrigerators Experts

Bailey's...
Bailey's...

Level 2 Expert

222 Answers

Marvin
Marvin

Level 3 Expert

83779 Answers

Carlos Alvarez

Level 1 Expert

13 Answers

Are you a Maytag Refrigerator Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...