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Maytag model MSD2574VEM11. The ice dispenser will not stop / turn off with the door closed. Stops as soon as door is opened.

I have unplugged the refrigerator and let sit for 10 minutes before plugging back in. Dispenser motor immediately starts running when plugged in.

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Sound like maybe a dispenser board short... you could try taking of the top hidge cap on the freezer side unplug the power to the board there for 30 minustes or so plug back in and see if it can reset to default and try that before u have to change board

Posted on Aug 21, 2007

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SOURCE: Ice dispenser in door will not dispense ice

this could be the:
door switch (usually 2 switches, 1 for the light and 1 for the dispenser) auger motor itself the dispenser switch or the plug near the hinge that connects the door the the refrigerator has a bad connection. this connection is hidden under a plastic hinge cap usually.

Posted on Jun 28, 2008

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SOURCE: ice and water dispenser for Maytag H20 not working

Ice 2 0 ...lights flashing and ice door flapping... i called 1-800-4maytag like someone else suggested.. they are sending me new high voltage board for free..and they will install it for free.. even though it is 2yrs old.. for once someone stands behind there product..

Posted on Sep 03, 2008

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SOURCE: Replacing the Ice dispenser motor on Kenmore elite refrigerator?

There is a small door under neath ice maker shelf (literally) w/ 2 small screws that keep it in place,or a button that can release ice maker on the rt. side of machine. Good luck!!

Posted on Apr 04, 2009

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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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