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Maytag model MQU1556AEW, frost-free freezer forms ice in bottom.

This Maytag freezer ices up in the bottom inside. We have called Maytag customer service, but have yet to figure out the problem. I was searhing online to find a schematic that might show where the drain tube they told us about is located. I am tired of having to remove ice from the frost-free freezer, and I hope the noisy fan sound is not a sign that something is being damaged when it comes on to circulate air.

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I'm not sure if this will help but the freezer that is located on the bottom of my refrigerator started forming ice on the back part where the cold air was supposed to be coming out. I kept hearing a hissing sound like water dripping on a hot surface. I called the repair man in and he had to replace the defrost timer. Once he did that it worked like a charm.

I am not an expert by any means although removing ice from a frost-free freezer is a pain and this took care of the problem for me. Good luck!

Posted on Apr 08, 2009

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