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Maytag skybox not dispensing

Just bought this unit. Cools great, but it doesn't dispense cans. When I press the selection, the red light comes on and then all 4 lights begin flashing. I've unplugged it and plugged it back in. I've loaded the cans correctly. Does anyone know what's happening and how I can fix it? Thanks!

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TroJo, Try PartSelect.com for Skybox parts. I ordered a part on Monday night and installed it on Wednesday night. The parts are not that hard to find. Appliance repair services can replace your compressor or add freon. Be sure you have plenty of ventilation behind your machine. Jonmon

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maybe bad fans and a dispenser motor post your email and iwill send you the svc manul so we can look into it deeper

Posted on Mar 04, 2008

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Looks like I also found the answer to the problem of Skybox not dispensing. I replaced the sensor in the dispensing door and my Skybox now works great!
Part is available from partselect.com just look up your Skybox model number, mine was Skybox model MBV1976AAB. The diagram on the website should show you the exploded view of the door section of your Skybox. You are looking for partselect.com part number 901892 or on the exploded view it will be number 21. The Maytag part number is 11001182, board flipper sensor. My Skybox had been down for two years and now works again!

Posted on Apr 10, 2008

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Posted on Jul 10, 2008

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I also have one of these vending machines. The problem Maytag had with these and the reason why they are discontinued is that it was not made with an automatic defroster. SO, ice litterally builds up on the entire motor in the back and then the buttons do not work. Here is an easy test. Unplug the machine for 24 hours and if there is ice on the motor it will melt off(to where I dont know!!). Try the buttons again and see if they work. Mine did. They also had to come out and replace one of the pieces inside because the ice broke it! Mine by the way does not work anymore because the other problem they have had with these is that the compressor goes bad!! Once THAT happens, its more expensive to fix than it's worth! Good luck! Maytag SUCKS!!!

Posted on Nov 13, 2008

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