This is the second time this paticular motor has failed, refridgerator got warm, stuff in freezer thawed first.

ApplianceMaytag Refrigerator

ModelMTB2456GEQ

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Pliers
Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Jeffrey From Beaver Dam, WI

Dec 14, 2007

4 out of 4 people found this instruction helpful

Checked the electrical circuits to find out if there was power to the fan motor. there was and the motor would not run. Further testing found the motor DOA. Pulled freezer compartment apart, removed the Ice maker, unscrewed the four screws that hold the evaporator cover on the back of the compartment, and removed mounting bracket for the evaporator fan / motor. there is a two wire molex connector that you pull apart, two wires on the compartment light and everything is free. Swap out the motor and reverse the procedure.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Evaporator Fan Bushing (Now subbed to Evaporator Fan Bushing)

Part Number: PS2060696

$4.60
In Stock

Evaporator Fan Motor (Now subbed to Evaporator Fan Motor)

Part Number: PS2061178

$97.16
In Stock