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Maytag fridge not cooling

Maytag model number MBF2256KEB refrigerator not cooling freezer works fine.

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If the ref or freezer is too warm and you turn the dial to make it colder the compressor should come on. If the ref or freezer is not cold like you say the compressor should be on all the time. You should hear it, but you can definitely feel it and it should be very warm after a short while.
If the compressor does not get warm unplug the ref with the compressor running and plug it back in immediately. A good compressor should not start up right away.
If it is running and not getting warm and does start right up after unplugging it and plugging it back in it is inefficient and not compressing the freon gas enough and therefore not cooling enough.
The fan in the freezer should be running as should the fan under the refrigerator.
The condenser should be warm and the fan should be blowing[drawing] air across it when the compressor is on.
You don\'t repair compressors and to recharge them correctly is expensive.

Posted on May 01, 2013

  • pat elliott May 06, 2013

    Thanks, will check out and advise!

  • pat elliott May 06, 2013

    Thanks, will check out and advise!

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SOURCE: maytag refrigerator clicking

it sounds like a bad: 

  • ·       start switch (on the side of the compressor) or
  • ·        compressor itself

the start switch clicks  off usually when the compressor is pulling too many amps or the compressor is overheating. if the compressor is not even running then its probably not overheating.
so either the compressor is pulling too many amps (bad compressor) or the start switch is bad and cannot handle the amps required to start the compressor.

Posted on Jul 06, 2008

SOURCE: maytag refrigerator side-by-side model MSD2756GE

remove the baskets and shelves in the freezer and remove the rear panels after shutting the fridge down. If you see heavy frost on the coils then the defrost model needs replaced. If not, check the that the fans runs, and then that the thermostat works and then that the damper that allows the air to the fridge compartment is opening correctly.

Posted on Sep 05, 2008

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SOURCE: maytag refmodel number mff2557hew

sounds as if perhaps the fan in the freezer is not circulating air up to refrig sect. pretty common issue, if you pull out freezer door youll be able to hear the fan on the back wall, behind the vent on top sect of freezer. that cover pops right off with a pry of the screw driver.. heres the part number if indded that is the issue 12002744 comes with instuctions on how to install

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SOURCE: Maytag refrigerator cooling probelm

Defrost the fridge, take everything out of freezer and turn off for at least a day, check the drain is clear after defrosted and try again, if it happens again you may need a new defrost heater of timer.

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SOURCE: my refrigerator won't stay cool but my freezer works fine

You have something wrong with the vent going from the freezer to the fridge. You probably have a defrost problem and ice is blocking the vent that goes from the freezer and comes out in the roof of the rerigerator compartment. Replace your defrost timer and bimetal.

Posted on Sep 11, 2009

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