Question about Maytag MSD2756GES Side by Side Refrigerator

1 Answer

Fan runs but no cool air on both freezer side and cold side

Refrigerator has power and runs but is not cool or cold. Ice all melted. Looks like it is trying to kick off the cooling but clicks and stops.... fan continues to run with no cool air. I tried to clean the back of the refrigerator with a vacuum and that didn't help.

Posted by on

  • 2 more comments 
  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    a fan is running but no cold air inside

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    the fan is blowing pushing air inside just not cool

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    cooling fan attempts to run but not enough that it will cool refrigerator

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    Its cooling some. The fan in both are running. Its kicking off and on.Its not making any ice

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 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.

  • Expert
  • 290 Answers

If you hear the compressor try to start then click off, you probably have a bad compressor or a bad relay. If it is less than 5 yrs old the compressor is still covered by warranty and will be replaced free of charge. The relay is only covered for a year. With it being a Maytag, I bet it is compressor. There have been a few models with control board problems that have caused this symptom, but that's not likely to be your problem.

Posted on Oct 06, 2007

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

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,
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that 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.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
Maanita
  • 1142 Answers

SOURCE: fan runs constantly, freezer ice melting, bottom drawer in refrig

  • If your refrigerator temperature is closer to 35 degrees, try turning the temperature up slightly.


  • If you find that the temperature varies a lot from the top shelf to the bottom (where it is coldest), try putting produce and other sensitive products on a higher shelf.


  • If the temperature is too low and you can't make it warmer by adjusting the thermostat, you probably have a defective thermostat. If so, you need to replace it, because they cannot be repaired. Other possible problems are a leak in the sealed (refrigerant) system, cold air migration (in side-by-side models) or a defective air damper. These problems can be quite difficult to locate and correct, we recommend you contact a qualified appliance repair technician.
  • Posted on Mar 24, 2009

    • 72 Answers

    SOURCE: Our freezer is not cold, food is defrosting, ice

    Look at the back of the freezer wall from inside the freezer. Is there frost on it? If there is, you need to replace one of the components of the defrost system. If there is no frost then you need to have a repair made to the sealed system, it is either out of gas or the compressor is running inefficiently

    Posted on Jun 20, 2009

    jumptrout51
    • 3361 Answers

    SOURCE: freezer is not cooling at top - ice melted -not

    Check the back wall of the freezer for a ice buildup.(failure to defrost)
    Check the freezer fan motor. Is it running?

    Posted on Feb 12, 2010

    • 1891 Answers

    SOURCE: Maytag refrigerator isn't cold.

    if freezer is working and ice mker is working . and fan / then only other is the damper in top center is not working . very common . mm

    Posted on Apr 19, 2010

    Testimonial: "Thank you. We will work on that and see what happens. "

    • 112 Answers

    SOURCE: What if the refrigerator doesn't stay cool and the

    The defrost mode has failed...replace the defrost element or the timer...it may also be low on gas.I bet its the element....easy and cheap to replace.

    Posted on Jul 20, 2010

    Add Your Answer

    Uploading: 0%

    my-video-file.mp4

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

    ×

    Loading...
    Loading...

    Related Questions:

    1 Answer

    Freezer side not cold enough, similar temperature as Refrigerator side


    It could be many things. My first guess would be the defrost. The coil that gets cold in your freezer builds ice on it and the only way to get the ice off is to run a heater near the coil long enough for the ice to melt. All freezers have something built in to defrost and domestic are typically just an electric heater on a timer. When your freezer stops working again, you may want to pull open the panel of your freezer and see if your coil (a heat exchanger that probably looks a lot like your car radiator) is covered in ice. If it is, it could be the timer or the actual heater that is bad.

    Nov 12, 2013 | Refrigerators

    2 Answers

    Krups beertender not cooling


    Replace the capacitors in the power supply circuit 880 and 470 mikrofarada.

    Dec 24, 2012 | Krups BeerTender B95 Beverage Dispenser

    1 Answer

    My Frigidaire refrigerator works find; Freezer stays cold but doesn't freeze food or ice


    Its defrost assembly parts issue or the compressor is getting waek indication.

    Replacement parts can be purchased at any of the following web sites:

    searspartsdirect.com
    pcappliancerepair.com
    appliancepartspros.com
    repairclinic.com

    partsselect.com

    --------------------

    Before going to buy any parts directly.
    Go through this troubleshooting help links.

    -------------------------

    This is list of refrigerator problems, which is normally faced in refrigerator.
    You can go through the details, by clicking the link below:---

    --------------
    Refrigerator is not cooling properly?
    http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/06/refrigerator-is-not-cooling-properly.html
    -----------
    Both refrigerator and freezer not cooling properly in refrigerator?
    http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/06/both-refrigerator-and-freezer-not.html
    ----------
    The ice maker not working: ---
    http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/06/ice-maker-stopped-working.html

    ------------
    Compressor not running on refrigerator?
    http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/10/compressor-not-running-on-refrigerator.html
    --------
    Water dispenser not working on refrigerator?
    http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/10/water-dispenser-not-working-on_19.html

    -------------

    Ice maker stopped making ice?

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/ice-maker-stopped-making-ice.html

    -------------

    Water Overflows in Ice maker and freezes inside?

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/water-overflows-in-ice-maker-and.html

    -------------

    How to replace Ice maker assembly?

    http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2011/10/how-to-replace-ice-maker-assembly.html

    These will help.

    Thanks,.

    Dec 23, 2012 | Refrigerators

    1 Answer

    My freeser is working other side is not cooling the top vent getting air but not underneath


    You need to thaw the ice which has clogged the passageway from the freezer to the refrigerator. To do this, you can turn off the whole unit for several hours and let everything thaw, or you can remove the panels and locate the vent(s). Melt the ice with a hair dryer, then reassemble the panels and restart the refrigerator. There is a small chance that the fan in the freezer has frozen up as well. When the refrigerator compressor runs, you should also hear a small fan in the freezer run. If not, you will need to do some investigating to find out why.

    Apr 25, 2012 | KitchenAid Refrigerators

    2 Answers

    My kenmore side-by-side refrigerator is less than 4-years old. freezer works but refrigerator stde does not get cold. ice accumulates on lower vent in refrigerator.


    all it does is the evap fan blows cold air from the freezer into the fridge section and returns through the bottom air vent,so if there's ice there most likely one of the doors was left open,check the freezer for frozen water droplets on packages or on the walls and shelves of the machine,if you don't see that open the freezer door,if you don't hear the fan blowing you could have a bad evap fan motor.if the fan is blowing in the freezer from the bottom remove the second draw or bin and put your hand on the back inside wall of the freezer,if there's frost or like snow on the back wall you have a defrost problem,bad defrost thermostat,defrost heater,timer or board depending on what model you have,if the fan is blowing and you don't see any problems that i talked about you could have a bad damper,on some machines there's a damper door that opens and closes to let cold air into the fridge section,if it's bad it won't open and no cold air can blow in from the freezer,if you think the door was left open,remove anything that's in the way,in the freezer side and the fridge side,shut the machine down or unplug it and with a hair dryer melt out the ice,don't keep the heat in one place for to long,you can melt the vent if it's plastic or styrofoam,after you think it's melted out start the machine and put your hand up in the left hand corner in the fridge section and see if you can feel any cold air blowing in,there could be ice up there too,next time send the model number so i can look up your model,on a side by side you'll find the tag on the right hand side wall in the fridge up near the ceiling or on the ceiling near the light.hope this helps,if you have another fridge you could move the food and just shut the fridge down with the doors open and let it melt out on it's own overnight.good luck

    Sep 05, 2011 | Kenmore Side by Side Refrigerator

    1 Answer

    On my Maytag side by side, stainless steel fridge, Model #: MSD2651KES. The freezer works perfectly, but the fridge will not get cold, but if you open the freezer it will start sending cold air to the...


    Its defrost problem.--------- When you open the freezer door, then ice starts getting defrosted, because outside temperature is warm and due to that inside ice gets bit melted.--------- -------------- The working procedure of this unit is as follows: --- The compressor starts then it cools the freezer section. When the freezer reaches its cooling level the defrost cycle starts functioning. In this cycle the fan in the freezer section starts running and the cool air in the freezer section is passed to the fridge section and the fridge section gets cold. The air from freezer to refrigerator passes from the section, in that section the damper is located. ----------- The damper is operated by a motor.Its a complete damper assembly with motor included in it.--The damper has door.Which closes and open with the help of motor.In your case the damper door is blocked by ice, because your refrigerator is not defrosting.But when you open the freezer door, the inside ice gets bit warm and it starts melting and this lets the fridge section get cool.------------------- In this case you will have to manually defrost the ice and inspect, if the problem solves.For manual defrost procedure, click the link below:-------- Click this below for more detail:--- http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/06/refrigerator-is-not-cooling-properly.html ----------- This will help.Thanks.Helpmech.

    Aug 11, 2011 | Maytag MSD2657H Side by Side Refrigerator

    2 Answers

    Refrigerator/freezer stopped cooling/freezing yesterday. Lights are on inside and 8 hear the fan running in the freezer but no cold air. Tried powering off and also unplugging to see if it would reset...


    possible failure of defrost mechanism causing ice to build up behind back of freezer preventing air flow into freezer and fridge. Try turning it off for enough time for ice to melt if cause.
    if this is issue the repair man will need the ice half melted to be able to test the thermistor that senses the ice buildup.

    Nov 06, 2017 | KitchenAid KSCS25FKSS Side by Side...

    1 Answer

    The freezer stopped freezing-the ice is melting and the cooling section is not getting cold.It has power lights are on but cannot adjust the temp.


    Hi,

    Many times a freezer and/or refrigeratordo not work right because of a dirty condenser coil...there are also many otherthings that can go wrong. If you are hearing a clicking or buzzing then check out thelast two tips.

    If your refrigerator is running but warm, then...

    Check out this tip that I wrote about that... it is a great place to starttrouble shooting your unit...and something that you can do rather then callinga repair person to do a simple thing for you...

    Refrigerator Condenser Coil Cleaning Refrigerator Repair

    Refrigerator Troubleshooting Refrigerator Compressor

    Refrigerator Compressor Start Capacitor and Start Relay
    Refrigerator or Freezer not Cooling or Getting Cold

    heatman101

    Oct 16, 2010 | Jenn-Air JCD2295HES Side by Side...

    Not finding what you are looking for?
    Maytag MSD2756GES Side by Side Refrigerator Logo

    Related Topics:

    331 people viewed this question

    Ask a Question

    Usually answered in minutes!

    Top Maytag Refrigerators Experts

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

    Level 2 Expert

    221 Answers

    yadayada
    yadayada

    Level 3 Expert

    78289 Answers

    John Tripp
    John Tripp

    Level 3 Expert

    4655 Answers

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

    Answer questions

    Manuals & User Guides

    Loading...