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MQU2057AEW Maytag Freezer - Overview

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Light Bulb - 40W

Sold individually.



This screw is sold individually.


Light Rocker Switch

This light switch is triggered by the door opening and closing.



This blade attaches to the evaporator fan motor.


Door Gasket - White

This white door gasket is used to make an air-tight seal for the cabinet when the door is closed.


Evaporator Fan Motor

This evaporator fan motor is located in the back of the freezer, and circulates air over the refrigerator coils. These coils will convert the heat into cool air, which is then circulated.


Defrost Timer

This device acts like a clock. It continually advances and alternates between activating the cooling cycle and the defrost heater.


Door Spacer Washer



This screw is sold individually.


Bi-Metal Defrost Thermostat

This part is a temperature sensing devise. It senses the rise in evaporator temperature during a defrost cycle and cycles the defrost heater off after all frost is melted. It is calibrated to permit a defrost cycle only when the temperature is below a preset temperature

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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
  • 50 of 61 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
  • 36 of 38 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

Compressor "grounded" and quit running

  • Customer: Mike from Baytown TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Wrench (Adjustable)
  • 44 of 91 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced the compressor with the new one I purchased from you. Installed new parts and recharged unit. The refrigerator / freezer is working better than new. Thanks for the great deal on the compressor. It was here in 3 days. All the parts fit exactly and had no difficulty in the installation or startup. The directions for the wiring were a great help ... read more