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Maytag model (MTB1950GR) tripped off the power switch and smell

My refrigerator power switch tripped off suddenly and there was a smell around (not burning smell though but electric). Freezer and fridge compartment not cooling after this incident. Both outiside fan and inside freezer fan working. Is this something big expense to repair? what to do?

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  • gdesai May 23, 2009

    Vic, thanks. How much it cost if i need to replace it? can i do it or i need repair specialist?

  • gdesai May 23, 2009

    yes, it smells near the compressor. How much it cost if i need to replace the relay? can i do it or i need repair specialist?


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Hi, It sounds like the relay onyour compressor. They will smell when it goes bad. Remove the rear panel on the back of the refrigerator and see if the smell is around the compressor.
Please let me know If I can assist you further.

Posted on May 23, 2009

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    Victor May 23, 2009

    HI, You can replace it. Get em the model# and I can look it up for you.

  • Victor
    Victor May 23, 2009

    Hi, Is there an revision number next to the model #? I might need serial # too. There are two different part#'s for the model


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