Body of refrigerator wasn't getting cold, but freezer was plenty cold.

ApplianceMaytag Refrigerator

Model

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers
Wrench(Adjustable)

Lawrence From Los Alamos, NM

Aug 18, 2009

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First I tried to remove the plastic cowling surrounding the evaporator fan, but I just couldn't get all of the fasteners to let go. So, I removed all of the screws that held in the back of the freezer compartment. Once the back was loose, I was able to tilt it forward and then remove the fan cowling. The fan motor was then easy to remove and replace. (I verified that the motor was the problem by checking the voltage in the blue and white wires that feed the motor - the voltage was at zero when the refrigerator temperature switch was set to zero, but went to 120V when I moved the switch above the zero position.) I then replaced the back of the freezer compartment and the refrigerator is cold as it ever was.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Evaporator Fan Motor

Part Number: PS2061178

$97.16
In Stock