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Control panel lighs blink and ice door opens and shuts. The fridge and freezer is still cold. I called Maytag and they are sending me a new circuit board. The local Maytag store owner told me to disconnect the wire on top of the door connection to keep the unit still cold. Are they sending me the control panel board in the front or the high voltage board in the back? Do I need to change both? I hear there boards for these years are bad, but not listed on recall pages. Where can I find an installation guide? They told me instructions will come with the board, but I just wanted to check ahead of time before it comes. Thank you, Matt Carman, Gilbert, AZ mcarman8@cox.net

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  • jonclairgonc Aug 21, 2008

    I too have the same problem. What should I do?

  • brenthomoles Sep 28, 2008

    front door lights 'possesed' blinking on and off, ice door opening and closing.

  • Anonymous Oct 06, 2008

    MINE STARTED LAST NIGHT. I TRIED UNPLUGGING AND PLUGGING BACK IN TO MAYBE RESET THE MACHINE, DIDN'T WORK. IT STOPPED FOR A FEW MINUTES AND STARTED AGAIN.NI THOUGHT MAYTAG WAS SUPPOSED TO HAVE BETTER QUALITY THAN THIS.

  • Anonymous Nov 13, 2008

    Same problem here.

  • Anonymous Dec 11, 2008

    Came home today to find the temp displays flashing and the ice door opening and closing, I bought this 6 months ago

  • Anonymous Dec 11, 2008

    Came home today and found the temp displays flashing and the ice door opening and closing, I bought this 6 months ago

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I just called Maytag (now Whirlpool) @1-800-253-1301.  They are shipping me a free control panel and are also paying for a certified installer to come to my home to do the exchange.  
I told them when I called that I learned from the internet that it was a quality issue and they did not disagree.  They processed the order and offered the installation without me asking.  
My refrigerator is out of warranty so they covered it as a quality issue.  We enjoy our refrigerator and have not had any other problems accept when we first received it and someone had to come and adjust the icemaker.  Yes the icemaker is small by some standards but it meets our needs. When we need lots of ice, for guests we just buy a bag for less than a buck.  
Great service response from Maytag.  Thanks.  

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This is the complete solution. click on the refrigerator at this website. basically there are two bad capacitors on the control circuit board in the rear of the unit. this website (THANKS!!! to the author) has detailed instruction as to the fix.

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

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