Question about Maytag SkyBox MBV1976A Beverage Dispenser

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Not cold enough. Unit worked fine before i moved it.

Now my evaporator fan wont come on.

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Place a thermometer in your unit and get a good temperature reading for the current temperature. Unplug your unit and take the cover off the thermostat and remove the knob. Take the nut holding the thermostat to the plastic holder off. Thermostats vary but somewhere on the thermostat there will be a small screw or possibly allen socket. I forget which way I turned mine but turn the screw about a half a turn and then close the unit up and check the temperature again (overnight preferably). If it went in the right direction you're in good shape. If not, turn it back the same distance past the first setting and check it again. This resets the operating range of your thermostat.

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