Question about Maytag MSD2655HES Side by Side Refrigerator

1 Answer

Model - MSD2655HES Turns on fine, lights work, but neither fridge nor freezer sections turn cold anymore (and neither does it make ice anymore).

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 6,826 Answers

Well, it won't make ice if the freezer isn't cold enough to freeze ice.

Refrigerator not operating


Why is my refrigerator not working at all?
If the refrigerator is getting power, the refrigerator compartment light should come on when the door is open.
If the refrigerator compartment light does not come on, check the following.
model - MSD2655HES

Turns on fine, - hcz_003_web_env1.gif

  • Make sure the refrigerator is plugged into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
  • Check the outlet. Does anything work using that outlet?
  • Check that the circuit breaker is not tripped.
  • Interior lights on some models will turn off if the door is left open for more than 10 minutes. Close and re-open the door to make sure the light comes back on.
If the refrigerator compartment light does come on, but the refrigerator is not cooling, make sure the Cooling control is turned on.
If the refrigerator is equipped with a Cooling On/Off feature, there will be a Cooling On/Off button located on the control panel at the top of the refrigerator compartment or the feature can be turned on using the Lock and Fast Ice/Cool buttons on the dispenser panel on the freezer door.
Cooling On/Off button on control panel in refrigerator compartment:
cooling%20on-off.jpg Cooling On/Off feature on dispenser panel on freezer door:
model - MSD2655HES Turns on fine, - python-cooling.jpg"http://i.fixya.net/uploads/images/python-cooling.jpg" alt="python-cooling.jpg" class="h_mi" /> If Cooling is off, press and hold the "On/Off" button on the controls in the refrigerator compartment for 3 seconds or press and hold the Lock and Fast Ice/Cool buttons on the dispenser panel at the same time for 3 seconds.
See also: Refrigerator or freezer not cool enough - Side by side refrigerator
See also: Refrigerator or freezer not cool enough - Top-freezer refrigerator
Once the refrigerator is turned on, allow 24 hours for the temperature of the refrigerator and contents to completely cool.

Posted on Jul 31, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Fridge Ices Up Even on the Warmest Setting (Freezer Working Fine)


Sounds like the cold control has stuck . Unplug the two wires from the cold control and plug them together. Turn one wire over and plug it into the other. away from the cold control.
If it runs then that cold control is the problem.

Sep 15, 2017 | Refrigerators

1 Answer

Samsung sr-l3426bs fridge not getting cold


you would need your fridge defrost sensor replace, check for ice build up within the vents of fridge section,
best to a tec to come and replace it for you,you would need the sensor to be reset on your fridge computer board
cheers

Nov 04, 2012 | Frigidaire FRS26R4A Side by Side...

1 Answer

Westinghouse RJ275M 194l fridge with top 81l freezer doesn't keep the fridge cold anymore. Freezer is fine. is it the thermostat?


If the upper compartment, the freezer part is open on the ends and the rest of the refrigerator is cold enough, that can't be fixed. If the the box is closed on the ends seperate, check the flow control of air if it has one, check the thermostat and set it till things nearly freeze in the lower non frozen section. If all this doesn't work and you can't keep the ice cream turning to milk, gotta get a new refrigerator.

Nov 25, 2010 | Westinghouse Refrigerators

2 Answers

Refrigerator is not cold (50);freezer is working; vents not blocked. What can I do? Fan is working, & compressor does kick on.


Nine out of ten times it turns out to be a defrost issue. What most people dont understand is the refrigerator gets its cool air from the freezer. If the evaporator coil in the freezer becomes a block of ice then the airflow from freezer to fridge section is blocked. The block of ice along with already frozen foods in the freezer compartment help to keep those foods frozen. Therefore you assume the freezer section is fine. However, the lack of cool airflow to the fridge side quickly turns that 38 degree air into 50 degree air. You could try unplugging the fridge and leaving doors open for 24 hours, this will thatw the evap coil. Plug it back in after the 24 hours, and within 12-24 hrs everything should be cool. If the fridge continutes to cool for about 3-6 days and then fails again, you certainly have a defrost problem. This is long winded, but hope it helps

Mar 01, 2010 | Refrigerators

1 Answer

Kitchen aid top shelf warm


  1. check gasket
  2. check the light switch on top of the refrig. section. If then pushed the switch turns the light off, but the light is still on with the fridge door closed - door needs adjustment.

Oct 13, 2009 | KitchenAid KSS48QM 48" Built-In...

1 Answer

Ice maker stopped working, plus fridge not cold, but freezer o.k.


I would check that fan motor in the freezer section is running. it distributes cold air from freezer into refrig section also if this motor is running the top portion of freezer will not get cold enough to allow ice production. the motor is easy to repl and is mod# specific you should be able to buy one online.

Jan 21, 2009 | Kenmore 64802 Top Freezer Refrigerator

1 Answer

Belling B160 Fridge is warm Freezer is cold


In fridge freezer where the fridge is under the freezer, the cold air falls down a channel from the freezer. I had a similar problem and it was a failed defrost thermostat. The evaporator in the back of the freezer was a solid lump of ice and wasn't allowing any cold air to drop into the fridge. The defrost thermostat was changed and then 30 minutes with a heat gun melted the ice. It was worked fine ever since. On a side by side fridge, there is a bypass from the freezer to the fridge. Either way, you need an engineer. You are not the only one to see this problem with that model. I see two in Google.

http://www.ukwhitegoods.co.uk/forumsphpbb3/belling-b160-fridge-freezer-t48629.html

Sep 19, 2017 | Refrigerators

2 Answers

Refrigerator and Freezer not getting cold?


unplug the machine and let it completely defrost with the doors open overnight. then try it. if it still does not get cold then you know it is a more serious problem, like a compressor $300+
if it works for a couple days then freezes up again then you know it is a defrost problem, less serious problem <$100

Jun 28, 2008 | Maytag MSD2655HES Side by Side...

3 Answers

Freezer works fine but the fridge won't get cold


It sounds like cold air from the freezer isn't making it to the fridge compartment. This can be cause by a several things. The damper that lets air into the fresh food side is stuck in "closed" position, the temp sensor (t-stat) isn't working properly, the evaporator fan (in the freezer comp above the coils) isn't working to blow air up to the fresh food section. In some situations, the defrost cycle for the freezer section isn't working and the coils have frozen into a block of ice and air can't flow over them properly so you get not cold air to the fresh food section but the freezer still stays cold due to the block of ice.

Feb 21, 2007 | Kenmore 73502 / 73504 / 73509 Bottom...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Maytag MSD2655HES Side by Side Refrigerator Logo

Related Topics:

89 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Maytag Refrigerators Experts

Bailey's...
Bailey's...

Level 2 Expert

221 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76846 Answers

Shehu Pro
Shehu Pro

Level 3 Expert

1284 Answers

Are you a Maytag Refrigerator Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...