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Old 10-15-2017, 01:22 PM  
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I have a Maytag side by side DSB2151GR Fridge/Freezer I defrosted the unit last week. Just unplugged it and cleaned it out etc. I plugged it in and set it on number8 cold setting but its not cooling. Is there a rest on these models. Did I do something wrong?


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Old 10-16-2017, 04:28 PM  
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Is any part of it running. light. fan inside freezer or fan underneath next to the compressor. Is the compressor running.


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Old 10-16-2017, 04:38 PM  
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I can hear compressor and interior lights workI never realized that some fridges had a defrost in thermostat? I was wondering if there was a reset or if I did something wrong. It was freezing up in freezer and I got some water that dripped out so I cleaned out fridge and unplugged it
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Old 10-16-2017, 04:59 PM  
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If the compressor is running the fan next to is should also be running and the fan in the freezer would also be running. Look from behind the fridge to make sure what the sound you hear is. You may have to remove the cardboard cover to see. If the compressor is running the evaporator coils next to it should be warm and one of the tubes coming out of compressor should be cold.

The water that dripped out of the freeze may have dripped because the drain tube is stopped up causing the defrost water to freeze in the floor of the freezer and then dripping out. The drain is on the bottom back of the freezer. compressed air is the easiest way to clear the drain tube.
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Old 10-17-2017, 05:22 PM  
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Does it feel a little too easy to open? We had cleaned the fridge in our last house right when we moved in, but somehow in the cleaning process the seal got a lot of dust on it or something and then didn't seal properly. Everything in the fridge went bad before I realized it. Running a wet rag along the seal did the trick though.


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