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Frig stopped cooling. Bad condensor Fan Motor.

Frig stopped cooling. Bad condensor Fan Motor. Changed condensor fan motor. Restarted frig. Works great but has not stopped running for 8 hours. Condensor cool, Compressor hot, but not hot enough to shut down for overheating. How long will it have to run to cycle out? This is a Maytag side-by-side Refrigerator Model No. MSD2748DRW

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  • pep57chev May 15, 2009

    No, I have not ruled out a bad thermostat. What are the chances of two unrelated parts failing at the same time. I told my wife it has to be the thermostat but did not test for it. Hopfully that is the solution,

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    badenhop May 11, 2010

    One failure would have caused the other. If it's a bad thermostat making the pump run non-stop, that could cause things to break. That said, unless your refrigerated compartment is always freezing things, you may be low on coolant. You could also have a bad compressor.

    You may want to call the maytag man to get your unit serviced. If it's older, it may be most cost-effective in the long run to just replace the unit.

    Have you verified that the external radiator is clean? Does it have enough "breathing room"?


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    badenhop May 11, 2010

    Have you ruled out a bad thermostat?

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Sounds like a bad thermostat,that tells unit when to kick on and off.

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