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Maytag refrigerator mf12266aeu control panel is flashing and popping and door to ice dispenser is opening and closing constantly

Control panel appears to have a short in it.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: lights flashing all cooling appears normal ice maker flap continually opens and shuts no water buttons not operational

As I mentioned before my Maytag was doing the same thing, I called Maytag expecting a big fight but they were really nice about it.
This is a recall problem and even if your warrenty is up Maytag will repair it at NO COST to you.
They shiped me the HV board and sent a repairman who had it fixed in about 10 minutes with a newley designed HV board.

Posted on Mar 30, 2008

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SOURCE: Maytag MFI2568AEB- icemaker flapper keeps

Replace main control board known as the hv board part number 12920710 Ive replaced many the reprogramming code number is on the model number sticker the instructions for reprogramming are in the Tech Sheet located under fridge behind front grill rh side stuck to the top of the bottom in plastic bag new board will not work without reprograming Can you solder? replace the 2 680 microfarad caps located on the board located lwr center next to the china sticker they are side by side and the tops of these caps apear to be bubbling out. Mouser.com mouser part number 647-upw1v681mhd caps are less than a $1 a peice and new board $180

Posted on Apr 03, 2009

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SOURCE: Maytag Ice20 refrigerator

Thanks, Solution #3, for the phone number ((800) 688-9900)! We, too, have the Ice2O refrigerator, and the HV Board started the disco light show last night. Followed instructions above to disable it, which temporarily solved the problem. Was on the phone with Maytag (Whirlpool?) this AM, and their initial response was that they wouldn't cover anything since we are out of warranty. I had to be extremely firm with my expectation that all parts and labor would be covered. Sent the rep back to her supervisor several times until they agreed to cover both. If you find yourself in a similar situation, don't give up until everything is covered. This is a design issue that should NOT be impacted by an expired warranty!

Posted on Apr 15, 2010

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SOURCE: lights on panel blinking. ice dispenser keeps opening and closing

there is the HV board on the back under a cover . 2 680uf capacitors @ 35v are likely domed instead of flat on the top and are likely hot. replacing these with an equal value will cure the problem. they are in parallel so 1000 and 470uf will cure it. mine was same model except white. local dealer said no warranty. did not call maytag but he indicated it might help. good luck

Posted on Jun 02, 2010

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Ours started the same thing today. Called the 800- Maytag service number. They said it is a "known quality issue" with the controller and scheduled maintenace call. If gone unfixed, the controller will probably eventually fail and the frig will quit working all together. From what the lady said, this will be a free fix even though it's passed the warranty period.<!-- from fixya rte -->

Posted on Aug 15, 2010

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