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Title: Maytag fridge MBF2254HEQ freezer fine, fridge warm and failing service test 3
Post by: teknogroove on September 28, 2013, 11:17:57 AM
Hello,

I've been fighting defrost issues on my fridge. Every week or so I need to run forced defrost mode to melt the ice off of the evaporator fins. The freezer is working well but the fresh food area is not cold enough. I replaced the defrost thermostat, the heater coil gets hot and is working well. When running service test 3 (evap/freezer fan test) the fan starts to spin, then immediately stops and starts to hum. Turning this fan on/off after the initial on/off test it will not spin at all, but just hum. The fan turns on and runs when out of service mode.
I replaced the Jazz board but the fan still does not spin when activated via test mode. I'm stumped. I though it was the Jazz since the fan spins when not in service mode. Maybe a bad evap/freezer fan? All other tests pass.

Title: Re: Maytag fridge MBF2254HEQ freezer fine, fridge warm and failing service test 3
Post by: krazytech on September 28, 2013, 11:42:54 AM
I would replace the evaporator fan motor..
Title: Re: Maytag fridge MBF2254HEQ freezer fine, fridge warm and failing service test 3
Post by: blueman17 on September 28, 2013, 12:28:45 PM
Jazz board and fan needs to be replaced and make sure you program the new jazz board
Title: Re: Maytag fridge MBF2254HEQ freezer fine, fridge warm and failing service test 3
Post by: dab147315 on September 28, 2013, 12:39:52 PM
Check voltage when it is humming.