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Fan in maytag skybox has stopped working. I checked the fan with another source and it does work, so it may be the circuit board. Is there a way to wire the fan into another componet, other than the circuit board? I really don't want to pay $75.00 for a new board and the board may not be the problem. Please let me know. Thanks.

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TroJo, Try PartSelect.com for Skybox parts. I ordered a part on Monday night and installed it on Wednesday night. The parts are not that hard to find. Appliance repair services can replace your compressor or add freon. Be sure you have plenty of ventilation behind your machine. Jonmon

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Here is a site that has the manual for this. Good luck! Mine was a piece of ****! Had to have it repaired twice because ice builds up on the motor and THEN the compressor went out. Most refrigerators have a 5 year waranty on the compressor but not these things, its a ONE year! Never buying Maytag again!!

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read a post that said to manipulate the sensor a little, but when I found out where the sensor was (it is in the back of the door, behind the panel just to the right of the opening and the flap behind two screws) I found that there was nothing wrong with the sensor at all. The problem was simply that my door flap was not closing completely (and thus not tripping the sensor). It seems that if the door does not close completely that the machine thinks that there is a jam. I held the flap down completely and pushed the button and out came a drink from any button. I cleaned the flap and lubricated it with a little WD40 and BAM, back in business. I could not believe it was something so simple. It took two minutes to fix! Hope your has the same so it can be that simple.
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