Reed.. I had the same problem.. a maytag repair guy could not fix it .. Thanks to someone in FIXYA I got the part I needed ($23.00) Whirlpool 4387835 relay. I called the repairman and he would not returned the call.. So I opened up the box myself and carefully looked at the parts , replace the wires one at a time (it was easy) now I have cold beer just in time for baseball season pool side....lol Good luck!
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The temperature in the SkyBox is controlled by the thermostat located within the beverage compartment. If set too high, product can feeze. In addition ice will build up behind the dispenser assembly. The ice buildup can eventually make contact with the circulating fan blade and cause a constant noise.
You should hear the compressor stop running as you turn down the cold control, but prior to reaching the "off" position. Select a lower setting for the cold control, and unplug the unit for 24 hours with door open to thaw out the ice build up. Reconnect power to resume normal operation.
The SkyBox operates with two individual systems. The dispenser assembly, the LED indicators and the circulating fan operate on a low voltage circuit. The circulating fan runs anytime the SkyBox is plugged in.
The cooling system operates on 120vac. The cold control inside the beverage compartment is an on demand switch that sends 120vac to the compressor when cooling is needed. There are no parts available for the compressor, so if it determined that power is reaching the compressor, the windings are ok, a 3 in1 hard start kit (Supco URCO210) can be installed by a qualified service technician.
Sorry but it sounds like the same thing that happened to mine and my diagnosis by the repair guy was that the compressor is bad. The cost of repair? $400! Maytag only covers the compressor for ONE YEAR!
For the soda name tags, I pulled logos off the internet and printed them the correct size on 20-pound paper. Different paper gives different translucence, so you might have to experiment to get the right amount of light coming through. PS: thanks for the part no. on the relay
Is it cooling at all? Do you hear the compressor start or just a buzz for a few seconds?
This sounds like a compressor or compressor start relay failure.
Unplug the machine.
Access the compressor and remove the relay that is plugged to the side of it. Shake it and see if it sounds like there are a lot of loose pieces in it. Inspect it for burned spots. If you find either one of these, it is bad. If it doesn't rattle or appear burned then the compressor is probably bad.
Even if it seems ok, I would try a new one on it anyway. They aren't usually very expensive.
If the relay is not the problem, check your owners manual for the warranty info. The compressor may still be covered by warranty even if the rest of the unit is out of warranty.