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REF AND FREEZER STOP COOLING

CAN HERE A CLICK EVERY 30 MINUTES, THEN BUZZING 5 OR 10 SECONDS.

CHECKED THE COIL FOR DIRT, IT IS CLEAN.

I CAN UNPLUG FOR COUPLE OF HOURS, THEN IT WORKS FOR 4 OR 5 HOURS, THEN STARTS SAME CLICK AND BUZZ.

PURCHASED JUNE 2004

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  • Paulst Mar 02, 2008

    The freezer has slight cooling but not enough to keep the food frozen. There is a buzzing for about 5 to 10 secondds then it stope.

  • tmiller1216 Oct 31, 2008

    My lights and lcd display keeps going on and off as well. HMMM!

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We had a repairman come out, said it was the compressor, bad news...$650 if he repaired...good news...compressor under manufacturer's warranty for five years so you may want to call Maytag. It will be less expensive if the part is covered and you only have to pay for labor. Hope this helps. Bought our fridge 12/2004 so it was covered.

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