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Black Maytag Side by Side MSD2756AEB 7+ yrs old? Won't stay cold...

Won't stay cold. Won't keep food frozen. Sometimes will make ice. Most of the time, have 2 keep food in freezer to keep it cool enough. Fridge side almost same temp as room temp. Please help. Am old and gray and can't get away. Thanks people.

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  • fridgehelpls May 31, 2008

    i believe it is close to 10 years old and is a frost free model. thank you 22yooper.

  • fridgehelpls Jun 01, 2008

    thank you there 22yooper. will check 4 dusties. wat 2 do if problem is with defrost circuit, get a blow torch?



    noted: "more mature" dats for damn sure.

  • James Helmer
    James Helmer May 11, 2010

    How old is this refrigerator? Is it a frost free model?

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Your condenser where the heat is removed from the refrigeration system may be plugged with dust. The condenser is more than likely located in back of the refrigerator behind a removable panel. Remove the panel and clean it out. Reinstall the panel after you have cleaned the condenser.

Check the back wall of the freezer for frost buildup. If there is frost buildup on the back wall it indicates that there is a problem in the defrost circuit.

Note: The proper term is "More mature individual" , not old.

Posted on Jun 01, 2008

  • James Helmer
    James Helmer Jun 01, 2008

    If the problem is in the defrost circuit you should "call for a service tech" for your brand of refrigerator. I know you are joking about the blow torch but it wouldn't be a wise move. It is a lot cheaper than investing in a new refrigerator and defrost systems do fail with time.
    Have a nice day.


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