Where is the defrost timer located on this unit?
Answer Hello Chris. The defrost timer is located inside the control panel of the unit.
Ice maker is not making enough ice and water is filling up ice try.
Answer Hello Will. Make sure the freezer is between 0° and 5°. You need to check and see if there is power going to the water valve when the icemaker cycles. If so, replace the water valve on the unit. If not, or the icemaker does not cycle, you will need to replace the icemaker on the unit. Also, check and make sure the fill tube on the unit is not frozen and clogged. If so, replace the water valve and thaw out the fill tube. You can test this with a multi-meter TJMA-DMT3. Here is a link on how to use a multi-meter. http://forum.appliancepartspros.com/oven-repair-including-ranges-cooktops/4810-how-check-continuity-ohmmeter.html
What is the w or b stand for at the end of the model no, the freezer compartment will ice over top to bottom.I replaced the heating elements, but it will freeze over in a few weeks.Can it be the defrost timer if so what is the location.. I have a side by side model.
Answer John, The Letter at the end of the model number designates the color of the product W for White, B for Black, etc. The defrost timer 68233-3 on your model refrigerator is located on the front bottom of the unit. First remove power to the refrigerator. Remove the kickplate grille on the front. On the center frame there should be two 1/4 inch hex head screws, Remove the screws and the timer and bracket can be removed and replaced.
Everything is running: fan, condenser, compressor, but the freezer is warm and feel tubing coming out of compressor it is not cold. Can you help me?
Answer Hello Jr.,
If the compressor is hot, the unit has a sealed system restriction and it will need the compressor, filter drier, evaporator coil, and the heat exchange assembly to correct the issue. If the compressor is cool, the unit has lost the Freon charge ort the compressor has a broken valve internally and this will require the replacement of the compressor and the filter drier after the leak is located and repaired.
Where is defrost timer located on this model?
Answer Hello Harry. The timer is located in the control panel. Here is a link to the diagram and you can see it is number 15 in the unit. http://www.appliancepartspros.com/02-controls-parts-for-maytag-mtf1955erq.html
Where is the defrost heater and defrost thermostat located?
Answer Hello Harry. The defrost heater and thermostat is located on the evaporator coils inside the freezer behind the back wall of the freezer.
The evaporator on my frig keeps frosting up and freezing what could be the problem? I'm pretty sure the defrost time is not working, is there anything else that could cause this problem.
It sounds like you may have a defrost problem with the unit. Check and see if there is any frost build up on the back wall of the freezer. If so, you will need to test the defrost heater and the defrost thermostat. They should read closed for continuity when cold. You can test this with a multi-meter TJMA-DMT3. I will include a link at the end to assist you how to use the multi-meter if needed. If both parts are good, you will need to replace the defrost timer. Once the problem is repaired, you will need to thaw out the ice on the coils before the unit will operate properly. http://forum.appliancepartspros.com/oven-repair-including-ranges-cooktops/4810-how-check-continuity-ohmmeter.html