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How do you fix a Maytag refrigerator that is not cooling?

How do you fix a Maytag refrigerator that is not cooling?

1. The Refrigerator isn’t cooling or is too warm

  1. Adjust the temperature.
  2. Check the settings.
  3. Check if vents are obstructed.
  4. Make sure the icemaker is turned on.
  5. Check if the water line is kinked.
  6. Make sure water shut-off valves are fully open.
  7. Make sure the door is sealed properly.
  8. Wipe down the door seal gasket.

Why isn’t my refrigerator getting cold enough?

Problem: Fridge Not Cooling Be sure the fridge is plugged in and getting power. Vacuum the coils under or behind the fridge. Clogged coils can cause poor cooling. Check to make sure nothing is stuck in the condenser fan and that it spins freely (models with coils on the back won’t have a fan).

How do I make my Maytag fridge colder?

If you need to adjust the temperature, wait at least 24 hours between adjustments and then recheck the temperature. To make the Refrigerator colder, adjust the control to the next higher setting. To make the Refrigerator less cold, adjust the control to the next lower setting.

How do you know if your refrigerator compressor is bad?

You’ll know that your compressor is bad when it starts making abnormal noises, the compressor overheats or not providing proper cooling, or when the fridge compressor clicks on and off too frequently.

Why is my Maytag refrigerator not cooling?

Check the condenser coils to determine if they are dirty—if the condenser coils are dirty, clean them. The condenser fan motor draws air though the condenser coils and over the compressor. If the condenser fan motor is not working properly, the refrigerator won’t cool properly.

What is the coldest setting on a Maytag refrigerator?

Your fridge and freezer are invaluable appliances that perform best when using the correct refrigerator temperature range of 32ºF – 40ºF (0ºC – 4.4ºC) and a freezer temperature of 0ºF (-18ºC).

Can a freezer work and not the refrigerator?

Refrigerator not cooling but freezer is fine If your freezer is cold but the refrigerator is warm, it is possible that the parts that cool the refrigerator and freezer are working properly. Instead, the problem may reside in the air that is already getting to the freezer also getting to the refrigerator.

If the defrost heater assembly is defective, frost will continue to accumulate on the evaporator coils, and the coils will become plugged with frost. If the evaporator coils are frosted over, the airflow through the coils will be restricted, causing the refrigerator not to cool.

Why is my fridge and freezer not cooling?

Be sure the fridge is plugged in and getting power. Check the thermostat to make sure it hasn’t been turned way down by mistake. Be sure the vents on the back of the freezer compartment aren’t blocked by boxes of ice cream or frozen vegetables-the vents have to be clear for cold air to Vacuum the coils under or behind the fridge.

Why is my refrigerator/freezer not staying cold?

If the evaporator fan is not working, it will not circulate the cold air to the refrigerator compartment. If this occurs, the freezer may still get cold, while the refrigerator will not get cold. To determine if the evaporator fan motor is defective, try turning the fan blade by hand.