Question about Maytag MSD2432G Side by Side Refrigerator
Can we just buy the whole front of this part of the door( such as where the ice and water comes out.) perhaps just inter change out this part. We have taken off the front or maybe like the face of the ice dispenser. We just removed a couple of screws. We can see that there are more screws that could come out. Do you think that is can be done by a home ower- on there own. Hence no repairman. Sometimes after we use the ice maker the round trap door wants to stay open. So we use our hands to close it the best we can.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
sjlobo, sounds like your defrost drain pan is frozen over or has some gunk in it. When the unit goes into defrost the water is running onto the freezer floor and out the front. Remove the lower bin and check the drain hole. You may have to remove the freezer back panel. If you can, just use some very hot water and some sort of baster to unfreeze the drain. Check this first, Catriver..post back.
Posted on May 06, 2007
CM, there are 2 things that'd cause this. One is inexpensive, the other is not. First, check the cheap one... That rectangular rubber piece in back of your dispenser area is only a cover for a cantilever device. When you push in on this with a cup, the cantilever swivels back toward you and makes contact with a micro-switch. This switch sends power to the integrated circuit board which, in turn, performs the function you requested (cubed, crushed, water). OK... unplug your fridge. Then use your ears to diagnose this. Push the actuator pad several times in and out and listen for the tell-tale "click click" of the micro-switch. If you hear it clicking, it's good. Plug your fridge back in. Now for the expensive part. If your micro-switch clicks, your dispenser control board is fried and needs to be replaced. (I'm afraid that this is the case because the board controls the light as well as all the other functions.) UNPLUG YOUR FRIDGE BEFORE REPAIRING! To gain access the board, use a small flat blade screwdriver and remove the fascia panel starting at the bottom first. Just begin prying it gently off. Then remove the screws that are holding the board assy in place and gently pull it out. Take note of all of the wiring so you can re-install it correctly. The board number you need is #61005274. Unfortunately, it lists for about $100. A professional repairman would charge you over $200 for the repair, so you're actually saving money here! BTW, we recommend using a Belkin Surge protector for all appliances that utilize electronic controls. (you wouldn't plug you computer directly into a wall outlet, would you?) We regularly use these... http://www.acehardwareoutlet.com/(a1q3xi45sxgfbzm0qejhei55)/ProductDetails.aspx?SKU=3115672
Posted on Aug 01, 2007
I need you to double check the model number. Maytag has a service library at this link. http://www.servicematters.com/maytag_library/html/index.html
By placing the first 3 letters in the search feature it will take you to models like yours. Chose the correct model that you have and enter the number in the search. I believe that the water control valve on back of your refrigerator is the problem. Maytag is very good about helping their customers. Let me know if you have problems gettting the information you need, Thanks, Sea Breeze
Posted on May 26, 2009
sounds like maybe the switch that is press to release water not working so it doesnt sent the signel to let water out dispenser
Posted on Sep 29, 2009
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Go through this troubleshooting help links.
This is list of refrigerator problems,
which is normally faced in refrigerator.
You can go through the details, by clicking the link below:---
Refrigerator is not cooling properly?
Both refrigerator and freezer not cooling properly in refrigerator?
The ice maker not working: ---
Compressor not running on refrigerator?
Water dispenser not working on refrigerator?
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That noise is coming from the icemaker motor module. It is behind the the white square plastic cover which will pop off. However it may be that the ice maker thermostat isn't opening and closing at the right time which would turn off the heater and put stress on the module to make it noisy. Your best bet is to replace the whole ice maker for that is the easiest solution instead of buying parts which may add up to the cost a whole unit. If you need help finding parts give me your entire model # from the sticker inside the fridge section. You can look it up yourself at www3.sears.com to get the part #. I have seen great "buy it now" prices on ebay. If you don't think this solves your problem let me know before you rate the solution please.
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