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Maytag MZD2766GEW side-by-side - one side is not cold

I have a 3 yrs old maytag side-by-side. The freezer side is still working; however, the other side is not getting any cold air at all. what could be the problem ? thanks for all your advices

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  • jerald_wolf Jul 04, 2008

    I have similiar problem, the refrigerator is not getting cold and freezer is working correctly. The evaporator motor is not running and not sure about the defrost control board.

  • Anonymous Aug 01, 2008

    I have just experienced the exact same problem, except I have some cooling but no fan to move the air

  • Anonymous Aug 04, 2008

    My same Maytag is almost 7 yrs old and this is the 2nd time I've had this problem. The first time it happened 4 yrs ago it was still under warranty. I'm not sure if I should get rid of ths side by side. Nothing but problems. Comments?



    Gail M.

    Rhode Island

  • byor7 Sep 20, 2008

    In my Maytag side by side the refrigerator will not get cold, the freezer side is working fine, fans are working fine and there is no ice clogging the air passage, there is just no cold air in the fridge. What could be the problem?

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MyMZD2766GEW just turned 5 years old and the freezer worked fine, but the fridge wouldn't cool. Couldn't get it to 40 degrees F. Defrosted whole unit, including freezer, hoping to defrost all the lines, but it still wouldn't get below 45-50 degrees. Just had the repair man out...cost me $200 labor to install a new defrost switch because the old one was all frosted up again (in just 3-4 days). Maytag is aware of this issue and offered to pay for the parts, but I still had to pay for the labor to install it. The part cost through the repair company was $87.06. I made the mistake of also buying from them the little support button for the shelf above the bottom drawer. They charged me $25.63 for a part that should work (but I don't think will) and I have just located the actual part on line for $3.95. If you need parts, I suggest you check online first. Not to mention, I'm sure that my husband could have replaced the defrost unit as well.

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I have a fridge that is 4 years old and the fridge quit but the freezer still works. the fan and motors are still running. the repair man will be out friday...could this still be under a warranty?

Posted on Sep 18, 2008

No enfria muy bien del lado del refrigerador

Posted on Jul 15, 2008

WE JUST HAD THAT SAME PROBLEM AND IT WAS THE DEFROST BOARD. $50.00 REPAIR...

Posted on Jun 27, 2008

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