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The ICE2O has gone crazy

The display lights on the ICE2O (MF12568AEW)have started blinking, the ice flapper won't stop flapping and the refrigerator has stopped cooling. I have been checking and it appears the ICE2O (MF12568AES) also had the same problem and the fix appears to be replacing the HV board 12920710. I am wondering if it is the same fix for this model. If it is I just want to confirm that it would be HV Board 1206507. Any help would be greatly appreciated, Billy97 I have attempted to un-plug the refrigerator to see if it would re-set it, but it did not work.

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  • billy97 Aug 13, 2007

    Thank you. I just removed the board and the board has the number #12920704 instead of the #12920710. Are they interchangable or do I have to have the same number board that I just removed?

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Billy, your HV control board has failed. (I know this because I serviced one just last week for the same symptoms and promptly diagnosed and repaired it.) The board can be accessed from the back of the fridge. Roll it out from the wall and look about 2 feet up from the floor on the left hand side. You'll see the cover held in place by 4 1/4" screws. Remove 3 and loosen the last one, rotate the panel out of your way. The board is a snap to remove and replace. The part number you will need is #12920710 and is available at your local appliance parts retailer. It lists for ~$150.00. The kit DOES come with instructions to program it once the repair is complete. Read these completely BEFORE doing the repair so you'll know what to do when you've got it back online.

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    Tracy Farrell Aug 14, 2007

    Go with the number I listed...#12920704 is no longer a valid number for this board. #1290710 is the updated version and as I mentioned has instructions on how to program it for your model. By the way the other part number you listed, #1206507, is also an invalid number now.

    #1290710 is the way to go. It'll get you going.

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