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How do you reset the control panel on a Maytag refrigerator, model #MFI2569YEM0

The control panel is blank, all lights light up if you push a button, tone when you push lever for ice/water.

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  • Michael Adler
    Michael Adler Oct 14, 2018

    I have the same problem. Any fix?

  • Bryan Curtis
    Bryan Curtis May 19, 2019

    Any fix for this???

  • Rick Holmes
    Rick Holmes Sep 12, 2021

    I unplugged for about an hour because I am not able to get any ice. I plugged back in and now having the same control panel issue.



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I need to rest my control panel , I just put in a new one model #mfi2569yem2 how do I do this

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Try unplugging for 5 minutes

Posted on Oct 14, 2018


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SOURCE: Change water filter for a maytag plus refrigerator

press the light switch button inside of the refrigerator five times.

Posted on Apr 03, 2009


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SOURCE: After 3 years we have ice but no water from the dispenser

Remove the bottom kickplate and the hose at the bottom of the door goes underneath the refrig about 3 inches , to a hose connector . Push in on the end of the connector and pull out the hose . Close the freezer door and press water . If water comes sprays out from hose under frig , then your door is frozen internally .If no water sprays out of hose , then your watervalve is bad . One coil is for ice and the other is for water but they come togather as one.

Posted on Jul 19, 2009


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SOURCE: Kenmore Elite refrigerator ice and water dispensers not working

check for a child lockout button it will look like a tiny padlock ,press and hold for 3 sec.(could be the freezer door light switch)

Posted on Jul 24, 2009


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SOURCE: My maytag MSD2556ae side by side refrigerator water/ice dispenser

I have a Maytag model 2556 AE refridgerator. The ice maker works but the ice and water dispenser, the light and everything else on the front of the unit doesn't work. Is there a fuse that operates this or is there other problems? Thank you Bob

Posted on Mar 11, 2010


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SOURCE: Maytag MFI2266AEU Water and ice dispenser locked, control panel

Door Panel Locked
Press Door Alarm and Freezer "-" at the same time, then release Door Alarm but continue pressing Freezer "-". You will see PE _ _ _ _.
Press Freezer "-" until PE # # # # shows on the panel.
Using Freezer "+" to move cursor, Refrigerator "+" and "-" to change numbers, bring all numbers to "0". Press Freezer "-" until PE and numbers blink. Unplug refrigerator for 45 seconds, never beyond 1 minute or you'll have to start over.
Look inside refrigerator door and locate the serial sticker. To the right of the serial number is the CODE ####. Plug in your refrigerator.
Press Door Alarm and Freezer "-" at the same time, then release Door Alarm but continue to press Freezer "-". Using the same method as above, enter the four digit CODE number you found on the serial sticker. Press Freezer "-" until PE and numbers blink. You have just reset your panel. Unplug for 45 seconds. Plug in refrigerator and you should now have full use of your door panel.
This unit has a built in safety timer mechanism. If it dispenses water for two minutes, it assumes it is flooding your house and shuts the panel down. If you are filling a pitcher of water, just stop dispensing halfway through to reset the safety timer.

Posted on Mar 30, 2011

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Maytag fridge bepping lights out MFI2568AES...fridge and freezer working..what could it be... Beeping all night long..

Fridge keeps beeping or buzzing: The following is for Frigidaire models but others can be addressed similarly.

Several Frigidaire refrigerator models have an electronic control panel on the freezer door the owner can use to adjust the internal temperature, dispense ice and water and receive notification about issues such as the need to replace a water filter. The refrigerators also emit a beep for various actions and as an occasional alarm. Determining what causes the beeps necessitates some troubleshooting.
Temperature Controls ·A Frigidaire refrigerator's display panel blinks when the control panel is touched to set temperature controls. After pressing "Freezer Temp" or "Refrigerator Temp" on the keypad, press the arrow buttons within five seconds to increase or decrease the desired temperature. If you do not press the arrow buttons within five seconds after pressing "Freezer Temp" or "Refrigerator Temp" on the keypad, the refrigerator beeps to indicate the current setting will stay in place.

Door Open ·When you leave the refrigerator or freezer door open, the refrigerator beeps. Also, the "Door Ajar" indicator illuminates on the appliance's display panel. Shutting the door and pressing "Alarm Reset" stops the beeping and turns off the "Door Ajar" indicator light.
·The Frigidaire refrigerator has a control lock feature that prevents use of its control panel or dispensers when the unit is locked. When the control lock is active, a beep sounds when a keypad or dispenser is pressed. Release the control lock by pressing the "Control Lock" icon for three seconds. A beep will sound, and the icon's light will go out.
Power Reset ·A power reset is occasionally necessary if the Frigidaire refrigerator's control panel does not work normally or a reset function on the keypad does not work. A power reset involves disconnecting power to the refrigerator by unplugging its power cord from the electrical outlet, waiting 30 seconds and plugging the power cord back into the electrical outlet. When the control panel resets, a beep sounds. If the refrigerator beeps even after a power reset and the beeps' source is not known, contact Frigidaire.
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Cause of Beeping Noise in Frigidaire Refrigerator eHow Refrigeration System Basics Chapter 1

The control panel on My Maytag refrigerator, model #MFI2269VEB2 does not appear to be working. When I push a button all the lights light up. Any idea how to fix this?

Another area to look into is the control panel itself. Due to moisture seeping under the plastic filament the touch buttons / leds may stop working

How do i reset the filter light on my refrigerator msd278ge


Simply press and hold the dispenser lock and auto light buttons on the dispenser (at the same time) for four (4) seconds until the filter status indicator begins to flash, then release the buttons. On some Amana refrigerators, you need to press the dispenser lock and water buttons for four (4) seconds until the filter status indicator begins to flash, then release the buttons.
Also note that

  • Remove the old water filter from your refrigerator by turning the handle counterclockwise and pulling it out of the filter holder. The filter is located in the upper right corner of the refrigerator.
  • Step 2Slide the replacement filter into the filter holder and turn it clockwise.
  • Step 3Press and hold the "Reset Filter" button until the indicator lights go off if your model refrigerator has a "Reset Filter" button on the control panel.
  • Step 4Hold the "Lock" and "Light" buttons on the control panel until the filter indicator lights turn off if your model refrigerator does not have a "Reset Filter" button. For models that do not have a "Light" button, press and hold the "Lock" and "Water" buttons.
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    Have replaced the water filter - how do i reset/turn off the "change filter" light ?

    Press and hold the "Reset Filter" button until the indicator lights go off if your model refrigerator has a "Reset Filter" button on the control panel.
  • Step 4 Hold the "Lock" and "Light" buttons on the control panel until the filter indicator lights turn off if your model refrigerator does not have a "Reset Filter" button. For models that do not have a "Light" button, press and hold the "Lock" and "Water" buttons.
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    My maytag MSD2556ae side by side refrigerator water/ice dispenser may be locked. Is there a method or code to unlock. The water dispenser started shooting water out with no warning and the dispenser light...

    I have a Maytag model 2556 AE refridgerator. The ice maker works but the ice and water dispenser, the light and everything else on the front of the unit doesn't work. Is there a fuse that operates this or is there other problems? Thank you Bob

    Blinking lights, unresponsive

    I went to the Maytag site looking for a manual. None existed for my model, but I looked up won't start under the FAQs. The advice said to push the cancel button twice. My model doesn't have one, so I just started at the left side of the control panel and pushed each button twice. pushing the dry button twice made the lights stop blinking. i pushed the wash button and the unit started.
    May 08, 2009 • Dishwashers

    Maytag quiet series model #:MDBH950AWB

    The dishwasher lights are all blinking, it starts randomly, like one in every 50 times you press the buttons. I have unplugged it to reset several times. Nothing is working. I'm looking for a solution to blinking lights and it not starting. is there any other way to reset the controls????
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    Maytag Side by Side RSW22EO Refidgerator Freezer , not cold enough. I have a older Maytag (Model No. RSW22EO) Refrigerator/Freezer that uses "R-12 Refrigerant". 3 days ago I noticed it was not keeping things as cold as usual. I tried setting the temperature adjustments to their lowest setting and checked back 24 hours later, and while it did get the freezer to keep things somewhat frozen, both sides (fridge and freezer) are certainly not getting cold enough. I have not checked actual temperatures, ( as I don't have a thermometer), but it is obvious it is not working properly. I pulled the fridge away from the wall and checked to see if dust had excessively accumulated on the radiator and condenser, but since I blow it out yearly, there was very minimal dust accumulation. To my novice ears and eyes, the compressor and fan appear to be working properly, but I can only attest to compressor having a slight vibration and the fan is spinning, but of coarse, that does not meant they are actually functioning at peak performance. My guess is it is low on R-12 Refrigerant, which will require a professional with a EPA 602 license, not to mention limited availability and the ridiculous cost of R-12 refrigerant. If you have any suggestions on how to troubleshoot the problem, I would be very grateful. I have only a basic multi-meter for electrical testing, and I do not have any means or skill to test refrigerant levels. REPAIR PROCESS: Well, since no one had an answer, I thought I would give an update: well, the problem got progressively worse as the freeze was now unable to keep things frozen and the fridge side was not cold at all, so I decided to tear into the project and see what I could find. DISASSEMBLY: To gain access to the parts, I needed to get into the back of the freezer from inside of the freezer compartment. First I removed all the wire basket drawers from the freezer compartment, then I unscrewed the drawer guides from each side of the freezer's inner side walls (these are held in place with two 1/4 inch hex drive screws per rail), Next I removed the Ice maker's plastic bin (actually, I removed this years ago so I cannot recall how I got it out, but I think it just pulls out without any fasteners, but don't quote me on that). Located near the top of the freezer compartment's back wall is a rectangular housing that has the light and the ice maker's motor, this has to be removed as well. It is held in place by 6 stainless Phillips screws (2 on each side and two more along the top edge). Note, to be able to access these fasteners you will need to carefully remove the light's diffuser lens by slightly compressing it to get the tabs on the top and bottom edges to release from the slots (there are not any fasteners in the light lens, and also unscrew and remove the light bulb. Then you should be able to tilt forward/downward the light/motor housing and wiggle it out, but if you cannot get it to come out, you will likely need to remove the entire ice-maker and the panel above the housing we are trying to remove. I was able to get it out, so I did not remove any other parts thus far. Next there are 7 stainless Phillips screws holding in the main back panel (that covers up the condenser coils), 3 screws on each side and 1 centered at the top. Once the screws are removed, simply grab the panel at the top edge, lift it about an inch or two, and then pull it out towards the front, and set aside. DIAGNOSING: Well it became immediately apparent what the problem was, since both the upper and lower condenser coils were completely frozen and frosted over. It was not thawing out as it should. Near the top is a black round thermostat with two wire leads ( one white wire, one blue wire), so before defrosting the freezer, I unplugged the fridge from the wall outlet, and using a multi-meter i tested the thermostat for continuity between the wire leads. Note: this must be done when the temperature on the Thermostat is between 25 and 40 degrees Fahrenheit. If you cannot test it in the freezer, remove it and stick it in a different freezer before testing. Well, my thermostat was fried, but that was not the only problem... There are two heating elements (glass tubes with spring like heating coils sealed inside), which are located below each condenser coil. one is in the middle and the other is at the bottom just above the drain pan/funnel. Eack one is held in with two 1/4 inch hex drive screws. you may need to bend the metal on each side of the freezer to get the heater assemblies out. Prior to removal. you an test the continuity of the heating elements by tracing the thicker wires back to the jumper-board next to and to the right of the thermostat. Disconnect the spade connectors of these wires and test for continuity. My continuity test failed, so these need to be replaced also. Since these marts are useless, and the wiring connecting the heating elements was entrapped in the condenser coils, I just cut the wires and pulled them out. Upon further inspection, it was clear one of the coil-spring heating elements inside the glass tube had a beak in the middle, and each tube lost it;s seal allowing moisture to enter the glass tubes of the heating elements. I am awaiting parts, but once installed, I am confident the freezer will go into it's scheduled defrost cycles as expected, and all will be working as it should. 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