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Refrigerator/freezer-Maytag model #MTB2156DEW--My unit is 10 years old and we have had no problems till now. Over the past few weeks I noticed my liquids were not as cold as usual. I turned the thermostat down but it did no good. It climbed to above 50 degrees even with the thermostat turned all the way down. The motor was running 24 hours a day. I noticed frost built up on the back wall of the lower part of the freezer and the vents completely covered. We transferred our food to the fridge downstairs and unplugged the Maytag for 36 hours. We had to put towels down because of all of the water. I then turned it back on and the temp came down great and we put the food back in it. It hardly had to turn on. 2 wks later and we have the same problem. There are a number of parts that could be replaced. How do I know which one I need? Thanks

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It sounds as if it is low on freon if it is running constantly, get a tech to come and check the freon

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