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MQU1556AEW Maytag Freezer - Overview

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$2.91

Light Bulb - 40W

Sold individually.

$11.53

CLIP

$5.02

Gate Support - Right Hand

$5.73

VENT-PLUG

$70.06

Defrost Heater

The defrost heater keeps the cooling coils from frosting over.

$41.25

SHELF-WIRE

$16.64

Gate Support - Left Hand

$14.42

Hinge Bushing

$5.74

PLUG-DRAIN

$387.84

Compressor Kit

This is the mechanics (motor/engine) of the cooling system. It kicks in whenever the thermostat demands cooling. ***NOTE: This part needs to be installed by a trained professional in appliance repair. It requires special tools and knowledge to do so.

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Lights inside refrigerator not working

  • Customer: Clint from Rayville, MO
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 55 of 67 people found this instruction helpful
I used a flat-head screwdriver to pop out the old light rocker switch. Then, I unplugged the wires, plugged them into the new light rocker switch, and then popped the new switch into the hole. That's it! Lights began working again. read more

Froze over fan motor burnt out

  • Customer: James L. from Madison, AL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 40 of 45 people found this instruction helpful
Removed shelves from inside freezer then removed 4 screws holding cover panel. Pulled panel up and slightly pulled forward to remove. Removed wiring connections then removed two screws that held the motor & fan assembly. Removed the support bracket from the old motor and installed same on the support bracket. Reversed removal procedures for installation.... read more

Evaporator fan did not run

  • Customer: Murray from Terrebonne, OR
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 23 of 26 people found this instruction helpful
The first thing I observed was the bolts that attach the motor to the mounting bracket were installed backwards at the factory. This caused the fan to catch on the bolt ends which resulted in the motor burning up. When I installed the new motor, I reversed the bolt direction. There is no way the fan will catch. The freezer works great ! read more