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Door display freaking out

Apparantly, same problem as everyone else. Door lights freaking out, ice flapper won't stop opening and closing...lost all of food in freezer.

Ice maker has NEVER worked correctly....don't even use it. However, the display controls everything on the fridge including the temperature....therefore, my food is melting.

I basically own a $2,800 ice chest. What a piece of cr_p!!!!

Chris DeWitte
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  • swsally Apr 06, 2008

    same problem - door display and ice flap freaking out.

  • ken in ny Apr 07, 2008

    same problem just call maytag and they will send you the part and have a service person instal it at there cost

  • dansalmo Apr 14, 2008

    I have the exact same problem. It seems to happen only when the compressor is running.



    Mine is 2 years old and had a the same board replaced about a year ago. I love the fridge in any other way, but this sounds like an issue that is not just a random failure. I am going to ask them to repair it for free. Will let you all know what happens.

  • dansalmo Apr 15, 2008

    Called Maytag directly (not the A&E service) and they are sending me a new HV board even though my fridge was out of waranty. They are also sending a repair man out to install the board after it arrives.



    I was able to stop the clapping noise by stuffing a paper towel up into the ice flapper when it was open, then the frdige was usable until I fixed it.



    Found these instructions on how to fix it yourself. It worked. I did it anyway just to not have to wait for the new board to get my fridge back in working order.



    http://www.liny.net/MaytagIce2O.htm

  • DedeV Apr 18, 2008

    I have the same problem. The display is flashing and going crazy and the ice door flapper is opening and closing.

  • Anonymous May 20, 2008

    same problem. Frig was working fine- made ice and dispensed water.

    Just heard a noise and saw the lights blinking. Tried unplugging a re-plugging - it did not work

  • Anonymous May 27, 2008

    Came home yesterday to find door controls flashing and immediately googled it--glad I found you all!

    I've owned it a year and when I called today they immediately apologized and set up an appointment for a service person from my area to come out and fix it. It's Tuesday now, and the appointment is for Thursday, so I'm moving everything out of my freezer, but otherwise am satisfied.

    The company was really quick to respond, so all the calls have made a big difference!

  • Anonymous Jul 22, 2008

    Same problem , new fridge only 12 month old

    litghs friking out , and ice flaper open and close

    i disconected the power but didn't help

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I am experiencing this flap/display freakout, and I went to the page w/ the DIY fix

http://www.liny.net/MaytagIce2O.htm

I'm not doing the whole repair, but I did nick his tip to remove the left plastic door hinge cover and disconnect the wires. Made it stop while I booked repair.

One other note: be sure to empty out your ice tray if this happens; the time that the flap spent opening and closing likely melted your ice. If it re-freezes around the corkscrew dispenser, I think that would be trouble.


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Very common, this unit was mfg by samsung for ge and maytag. Its your hi voltage control board located on the back. You might call maytag and see if they will pick up the costs for this repair. There was recently a major rework kit for the samsung and ge units, but maytag opted not to follow the same. Call them and raise heck and let them know your food costs that spoiled and that your afraid to touch it because of the actions of this ele problem.. G luck

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