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Maytag refrigerator msb2354drw

Periodic clicking sound. Happens every1-2 minutes in a sreies of 2 clicks.
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  • pearsondp2 Feb 11, 2009

    the fridge started by clicking on and off and now its not working at all. if you switch on it clicks once and them compressor goes off completely.

  • robert samples May 11, 2010

    is it cooling

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The click is not normal. The compressor is not starting and is tripping the overload. There is a chance the start relay on the compressor is shorted, but most likely the compressor will have to be replaced.
Unplug it for several hours until the compressor cools down and then try it again, if it starts up ok when it is cool the compressor is the problem for sure.
If it is less than 5 yrs old the compressor is still covered by warranty and will be replaced free of charge.

Posted on Dec 07, 2007

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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

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SOURCE: Maytag refrigerator clicking noise and stopped working

Mine is P mds2651 HEB.
Same Problem.

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Posted on Aug 20, 2008

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SOURCE: maytag msd2756de side-by-side: loud clicking noise from top right of refrigerator

sounds like the adaptive defrost controller part number 61005988. not to bad to repace, the top control panel is removed by pulling down on both rear corners ( youls find little finger holes across the top rear panel to free and pulll foward, the n there are 2 1/4in screws across th efron of control, and 2 phillips head screws jus behind each light bulb, one last 1/4in screw directly on back wall will drop entire panel adn after that youl see the control in the right hand corner unplug the old replug the new . DISCONNECT POWER PRIOR TO REPAIR<

Posted on Oct 27, 2008

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SOURCE: Maytag Performa Bottom Freezer refrigerator making weird noises

This can be due to low supply voltage, causing the compressor thermal overload to trip out. Therefore when this happens the compressor gets hot and it keeps trying to start but fails. It can also be a faulty starter relay, which is located in the conncetion box of the compressor and is very simple to replace.

Posted on Mar 20, 2009

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