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Maytag Freezer quit working, Light is on, but not cold. Is there anything I can check before calling a service center. The model is MQU2057AEW.

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According to your wiring diagram this is about the simplest machine in the world to work on. Maytag Freezer quit working, Light is on, but not - a369c99.gifMounted on your compressor is a relay. The relay allows all the copper windings in the compressor to be energized momentarily to get the motor in the compressor started, then it drops half the cooper out because that's all that is needed once it is up and running. A thermostat allows current in the circuit till the desired temp is reached. I would check that relay first for signs of wear. They go bad with age. 743f4b2.jpgIf the relay is good bypass the thermostat's to see if she comes to life. If she starts working replace the thermostat.

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