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How do you change out a maytag ice maker model number MFI2568AEQ? Have everything apart but wireing harnes iswholding it in and cant get my fingers in to seperate it

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  • hikerjerry Oct 01, 2010

    found the tab on the left side, pulled tab but cant get it to move forward, apparently it is connected to the back, were there are three screws, also there is a plastic on the left that I can not get to pop loose. My thought are if I can get the bottom plastic to pop loose and I take out the three screws in back and pull the tab on the left, the unit should slide forward giving enough room to un plug the wireing harness and re plug the new one.

  • hikerjerry Oct 01, 2010

    I got the old one out and tryed to get the new one in but can not make the connection the area is just too tight, guess its time for the Maytag repairman, but
    I did try

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If you are trying to unplug the harness from the ice maker housing, take a small screwdriver and press in on the tab that locks the harness into the ice maker. If you are trying to remove the harness from the back or side wall, there is a small tab on the side of the plug that needs to be pulled out to unlock it.

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  • A Fast Local Refrigerator Repair

    Is your ice maker still attached to the wall?

  • hikerjerry Oct 01, 2010

    No I did get it out but dont think i can get it back in with out getting something to slide forward so I can plug the wire harness back together. I am afraid to force things at this point

  • A Fast Local Refrigerator Repair

    If the only thing holding the ice maker in the freezer is the wiring harness, if there are not two finger tabs to squeeze while pulling, then there is a small tab, at the connection to the wall, on the side of the plug that you pull away from the plug while pulling on the plug towards you.
    or
    where the harness connects on the side of the ice maker, there is a white tab that is part of that plug that you push in, while pulling the ice maker towards you.

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