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  • robert reed Apr 12, 2008


    REFRIGERATOR MAYTAG PLUS MODEL MSD2756DEW



    FIRST: WOULD NOT MAKE ICE.



    SECOND: LIGHTS ON CONTROL PANEL LOCKED UP. WOULD NOT DO ANYTHING...NO WATER, ICE, ETC.

    THIRD: THAT NIGHT IT SHOT WATER ON THE FLOOR. WE HAD TO DISCONNECT THE WATER LINE IN BACK OF FRIDGE.

    FORTH: REPAIRMAN CAME AND SAID A WIRE WAS LOOSE. HE CONNECTER IT. IT MADE ONE TRAY OF ICE AND QUIT AGAIN.



    FIFTH: REPAIRMAN SAID A SOLENID WAS BAD AND REPLACED IT.....AND STILL DID NOT WORK.

    SIXTH: REPAIRMAN SAID IT NEEDED NEW CONTROL BOARD. THE NEW BOARD THEN BURNED OUT DURING THE REPAIR. REPAIRMAN SAID THAT THE SOLDER ON THE BOARD

    STUCK UP TOO HIGH AND CAUSED IT TO SHORT OUT.

    SEVENTH: THE NEXT BOARD BURNED OUT DURING THE REPAIR.

    EIGHTH: REPAIRMAN LEFT AND WILL NOT COME BACK??


    NINTH: PLEASE HELP.

  • Anonymous Oct 19, 2008

    I have same problem, no ice cubes. there is humming and clicking but no ice cubes. Thisis the worst refrigerator I've ever bought. The Maytag companyis rude and there is no help. I am looking to file a suit as this is horrible service for such an expensive fridge.

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