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Maytag side by side not defrosting....

Model MSD2456DE Maytag Side by Side. The freezer is not freezing but is cold. I see ice built up on the back wall behing the shelves. Not sure if this is related but for the past couple of weeks, in the refrigerator side, at the top on the right side there has been a clicking noise that would come and go.

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  • tim1809 Nov 12, 2008

    Frost accumulates in the freezer side and the fridge side gets warmer. I had this happen about 2 years ago and the repair guy came and fixed it after $280. It's now happening again. Is this a defect in the fridge itself or is there a way to keep this from happening. My controls for both sides are in the normal position FYI. We've owned this thing for about 7 years and it seems every 2 years this happens.

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You have the signs of a defect in the defrost system which is indicated by the frost buildup on the back wall. This also affects the refrigerator. Call the dealer you purchased it from and request a service tech.

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