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How to Replace Water Filter Head on Maytag Refrigerator?

I own a Maytag Model MFC2061HES French Door Refrigerator. This is the Model that has the Water Filter on the upper right of the refrigerator. The Refrigerator got too cold and ice formed on the Water Filter head (the "male" part you "plug" the water filter into). It is now leaking. I ordered a new Water Filter Head, but cannot get any information or a procedure to replace it. Does anyone have any ideas? Thanks in Advance...

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SOURCE: Maytag French Door Refrigerator with ice and water on the door

See the post on Samurai Appliance Repair Man's site http://applianceguru.com/forum1/13035-1.html for instructions on how it's possible to fix the HV Controller Board power supply filter caps for $5 in Radio Shack parts (really!). You need to be able to solder electronic components, or know someone who can. There are 2 power supply filter caps that appear to go bad and the result is the blinking and flapping. I had the same problem and decided I could not wait for a $150 replacement back-ordered board.

Posted on Jul 06, 2007

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SOURCE: maytag mfd2561 water dispencer and ice maker issues

ther first refrig id have to see for better idea of problem but hte second with the flaps open and closing is going to need a high voltage board part num(12920710)---thats the part number i get wehn i look it up with the model MFI2568AEW. dont know where you got 12002608(that to is a h.v. board. which ever itssan easy enough repair to do yourself, its mounted on the rear of refrig and comes with programming instructions in the box

Posted on Mar 12, 2008

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SOURCE: trouble shooting defrost system

you can not manually start a defrost cycle
go to the freezer and check the heater and bimetal they are in the evaperator coil if these parts check good then replace the adaptive defrost control

Posted on Apr 25, 2008

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SOURCE: Refrigerator Defrost Troubleshooting

you cannot do this
just check the defrost heater and the bi metal, if they check good then the adaptive defrost control is bad

Posted on Apr 25, 2008

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SOURCE: Ice forming on the a shelf in my refrigerator

Hi .Thanks For The Question. You Probably Have A Drain Problem, From The Freezer TO The Back Of The Fridge. Pull Fridge Away From Wall ,Remove Back Panel Clean All Coils. Locate Drain Hose From Freezer. Clean Tube. And Fridge Is A Bit Too Cold

Posted on Oct 03, 2008

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SOURCE: Maytag refrigerator Model MZ02766GEW does not dispense water

In the water supply line to the refrigerator is normally a saddle type valve where the water supply is connected to your house water line. Trace it back and shut the valve off fully then turn it back on. When some work is done to any part of your household water system sediment may have lodged in the saddle valve causing a restriction. Closing the saddle valve and reopening it may dislodge the restriction.

Posted on Dec 02, 2008

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