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How to Repair Maytag MRT311FFFE Frozen Ventilation System

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  1. How to Repair Maytag MRT311FFFE Frozen Ventilation System, How to Repair Maytag MRT311FFFE Frozen Ventilation System: step 1, image 1 of 2 How to Repair Maytag MRT311FFFE Frozen Ventilation System, How to Repair Maytag MRT311FFFE Frozen Ventilation System: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Set the temperature switch in the refrigerator to “OFF.”

  2. How to Repair Maytag MRT311FFFE Frozen Ventilation System: step 2, image 1 of 2 How to Repair Maytag MRT311FFFE Frozen Ventilation System: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Remove all items from the freezer, including the freezer shelf.

  3. How to Repair Maytag MRT311FFFE Frozen Ventilation System: step 3, image 1 of 2 How to Repair Maytag MRT311FFFE Frozen Ventilation System: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Use a 6 mm Allen key to remove the two 6.0 mm screws securing the freezer’s interior back cover.

  4. How to Repair Maytag MRT311FFFE Frozen Ventilation System: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Gently pull the freezer’s interior back cover and set it face down on the bottom of the freezer.

    • It won’t completely come off since there’s a cable connected to the back cover.

    • Be careful not to dislodge any wires.

  5. How to Repair Maytag MRT311FFFE Frozen Ventilation System: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Check the ventilator’s compartment for frozen blockages.

    • You can use a flashlight for a better look, or fish something long and thin into the compartment; if it hits something, it’s because it’s blocked with ice.

  6. How to Repair Maytag MRT311FFFE Frozen Ventilation System: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Turn the hairdryer onto its "hot" or "warm" setting, then point it directly into the frozen ventilator’s compartments until the ice melts, clearing the vents.

    • Be careful not to overheat the surrounding plastic.

  7. How to Repair Maytag MRT311FFFE Frozen Ventilation System: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Replace the back cover.

    • Reinstall the two 6 mm screws with a 6 mm Allen key.

    • Replace the freezer shelf.

  8. How to Repair Maytag MRT311FFFE Frozen Ventilation System: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Reorganize the items in a way that doesn’t block the vent’s airflow.

Conclusion

Your fridge should now be able to maintain cold temperatures again!

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