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My 3 year old Maytag Fridge is on the Fritz.

Hi. Thanks for a helpful website. My new Maytag fridge that I bought less than 4 yrs ago from HomeDepot has taken a dump. The freezer and icemaker still work, but the refrigerator itself is at more than 80degrees F. Thank God I still have an OLD Fridgidaire in the garage that saved my food. I am so disgusted that this happened since I payed about $2000.00 for this piece of equipment. Is there anyway that I can figure out what's wrong with it and fix it myself? or do I have to call in a service man and take a day off for him to tell me that it will cost me $200.00 to fix. Any help will be appreciated.

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Sounds like a defrost problem. Check to see if there is any frost buildup in the back wall of the freezer. If so, it is not defrosting as it should.

  • possible causes:
  1. bad defrost timer
  2. bad defrost heater (in freezer)
  3. bad thermo switch in freezer
If you don’t know what these are then unplug the machine and let the ice melt in the freezer overnight with the door open. Then try it the next day, if is cooling fine then you need to have a service person replace one of the above items.

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