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Maytag rsw2200 freezer cold..refrigerator section not so c

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Maytag rsw2200 freezer cold..refrigerator section not so
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  John replied 6 years ago.

Hi I'm John I will help you with the fridge problem.

can you feel frost on the freezer panel ?

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Yes..a thin layer
Expert:  John replied 6 years ago.
can you remove the panel and see if the coils are all frosted up.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Yes. The coil is frozen
Expert:  John replied 6 years ago.

This is the defrost timer its located at the back where the compressor is located turn the small cog slowly till the fridge stops then wait 15 min to see if the frost thaws if it does replace the defrost timer.b

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Do you access thru the back?
Expert:  John replied 6 years ago.
yes remove the bottom back panel you should see a small metal box with the timer inside you should be able to turn the cog without removing it from the box .
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Found timer..turned until it clicked..the refrigerator did not cut do I determine if it is timer or heating element?
Expert:  John replied 6 years ago.
If it clicked but didn't cut off the compressor the problem is with the timer the contacts are welded together, replace the timer.
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