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Maytag mtb1950gr freezer fan

The freezer fan on the model mtb1950gr refrigerator is not working. Is this a ralatively easy fix? Other forums said it was the condenser or evaporator fan and it happens often(every 2-4 years) with the Maytag's. Any advice? My freezer is wet on top and it's about 90 degrees out!

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SOURCE: Maytag MTB2176HRS not cooling

it could be out of gas...can you open the bottom rear cover and feel the air coming out of the condenser blower. if its not warm, you have a leak where refrigerant escapes...

Posted on Mar 28, 2008

SOURCE: maytag refrigerator side-by-side model MSD2756GE

remove the baskets and shelves in the freezer and remove the rear panels after shutting the fridge down. If you see heavy frost on the coils then the defrost model needs replaced. If not, check the that the fans runs, and then that the thermostat works and then that the damper that allows the air to the fridge compartment is opening correctly.

Posted on Sep 05, 2008

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SOURCE: Maytag model (MTB1950GR) tripped off the power switch and smell

Hi, It sounds like the relay onyour compressor. They will smell when it goes bad. Remove the rear panel on the back of the refrigerator and see if the smell is around the compressor.
Please let me know If I can assist you further.
Vic

Posted on May 23, 2009

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SOURCE: Tips on how to clean the condenser coils of a maytag mzd2766

Turn off power. Water hose with sprayer. Soak the coil. Spray with 409 cleaner. Let it ser for about 10 minutes. Spray off coil from top down. Do not use to much pressure or it will bend the damage the fins. Bruch clean indoor coil with nylon brush. Your unit will last a lot longer. Rsuty

Posted on Jun 12, 2009

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SOURCE: Maytag MSD2456GEB fridge section warm

Please remember I am attempting to diagnose your appliance without being there and with very little information.
Sorry but if your freezer is 10 degrees, it is running warm. Freezer is designed to run between -10 and 0 degrees. Reset controls, place them in the middle of the scales. The controls can be confusing. The control that turns the unit on and off is your freezer thermostat and the other is the damper that controls the air flow from the freezer into the fresh food section. What I would think is wrong with your unit is one of two things.

  1. You have a defrost problem.
  2. Your inside fan is not running.
1. Look at the inside back panel of your freezer. If you have ice or frost built up on the panel, you most likely have a bad defrost heater.
2. Check to be sure you have air flow inside your fresh food section coming from your freezer. If not and your control is setting around mid-ways, you have a bad fan or your defrost heater is bad and ice is blocking the air flow.
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