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I have a Samsum four door refrigurator, RM255LABP/XAA. The refrigurator temp indicator is blinking at 42 degrees and has been for ~10 hours. Freeze side works fine. The refrigurator fan was making a noise a couple days ago when the door was shut. It stopped when the door was opened.

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SOURCE: beeping while door is closed

Does this unit have a light in the freezer or fridge section that turns on when the corresponding door is opened? If it does, take a peek between the door frame and the seal around the door( while the door is closed) by sliding a thin plastic fork or knife and see if the light is on.If the light is on while it is beeping then you know that the light switch is defective.

Posted on Jul 13, 2007

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SOURCE: 5 year old Maytag Wide by Side Refrigerator side not cooling

Same issue with my 6 yr old Maytag side-by-side model #MSD2756GEW. Turned out it was caused by a faulty circuit board. This circuit board is located in the upper right fridge section. Apparently these boards are sensitive to power surges (which we have here in central Texas from time to time.) When the circuit board is fried, it makes a noise like a fan blade malfunctioning and it stops the auto defrost feature in the freezer from working. So the freezer ices up at the back, and the ice prevents the cold air from reaching the fridge section.

Our circuit board (which we thought was a fan) made ominous noises for a few months. (The noise would last only a minute or so and stop shortly after we opened a door). Eventually we noticed that the fridge wasn't as cold and the freezer had snow in it. Finally the board stopped making noise and about a week or so afterward we noticed that the milk had spoiled and the fridge wasn't very cold. The food in the freezer side pretty solidly frozen, thankfully.

In addition to replacing the circuit board, the fridge had to be de-iced or it would not work properly. I put it all frozen into a large camping cooler where it stayed for several hours. I opened the freezer doors and put table fan and pointed a hobby light which gets quite hot, at the back of the freezer. Within 3 hours, the ice had melted significantly so I could see through the grate at the back of the freezer. This really great technician named Tracy, made a special trip to the parts store to get the circuit board and came back within a couple hours, bringing with him a steamer. He removed the back panel inside the freezer section (the coils are behind there) and used the steamer to melt the rest of the ice before he left.

Tracey, who works for a local appliance repair company, told me that about 4 years ago, Maytag started making their fridges with built-in surge protection, so the circuit boards apparently don't get fried on the newer models as they do on my 6 yr old model. He recommended that we put plug the fridge into a heavy-duty surge protector - which we are definitely going to do.

TR

Posted on Mar 18, 2008

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SOURCE: Samsung RS2555SL humming noise

the freezer has gone on to test mode for some reason press and hold down at the same time the power cool and power freeze buttons for 8 seconds this will take it off its test cycle

good luck

phil

Posted on Mar 30, 2008

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SOURCE: Where is thr reset button

there is no formal reset on this model persay but techs have been able to reset this modle in the past by unplugging it for several minuts
when you plug it back it it should be al set as a reset
make sure you are not shring a plug with anything for this unit it needs a dedicated circuit to operate correctly

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