My ice maker wouldn't make ice. The heaters shorted out and fried the wiring and little motor.

ApplianceMaytag Refrigerator

Model

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Pliers
Nutdriver
Screw drivers

James R. From Laguna Beach, CA

Dec 06, 2008

1 out of 1 people found this instruction helpful

Saw many photos on the Internet that looked like my ice maker, but they were different. I put in my Refrigerator model No. and found my exact replacement ice maker right away. I was a little cautious, because the new one didn't include the wiring harness, or the plastic cover. I took the chance and ordered it. Super fast delivery, a Day or 2 at most. Everything went smoothly, and after the new one was in, I crossed my fingers until the timer kicked in, and I started hearing ice cubes falling in the tray about 3 hours later. Success! I had been having problems with the ice maker almost from the beginning. Hopefully, the replacement will last longer. I will say that this Maytag Fridge. is the absolute worst kitchen appliance I've ever owned in my 47 years of house keeping! The defroster went in the freezer a couple of months after the Warranty ended, and it cost me $375.00 to have a Tech, come in to repair. I got away easy this time, buying the ice maker for $135.00 and being able to do the work myself.

Jim

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Ice Maker Assembly (Now subbed to Replacement Ice Maker)

Part Number: PS2121513

$107.31
In Stock