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I have a Maytag model #RTD17A and it just quit. The fridge ...

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I have a Maytag model #RTD17A and it just quit. The fridge and freezer are supposed to be seperate units but both went down simultaneously. There is power getting to the unit because the interior light works fine. What should I be looking for?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Michael L....JA Appliance Repairman replied 8 years ago.

Hi and Welcome to Just Answer,


Ok, let's take a look at this;


Sounds like your compressor relays may be failing this will allow the fan to work, but the compressor to stay off

Here is a link that will show you how to test the relay

Also here is a check list to check as well

Click on the links to see how to test them.



If you need more help Let me know




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Expert:  Michael L....JA Appliance Repairman replied 8 years ago.

My check list isn't coming up here it is again


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