the water dispenser would not shut off quickly

ApplianceMaytag Refrigerator

ModelMSD2756AEB

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers
Wrench(Adjustable)

Ludwig From Pleasantville, NY

Feb 17, 2008

8 out of 9 people found this instruction helpful

Pull out fridge and unplug
Remove drip tray from dispenseer
Unscrew face plate (star bit) 2 screws
Carefully disconnect wire strap from faceplate controls
Unscrew dispenser from chute - 3 screws and one is hddend next to actuator.
Carefully disconnect another wire strap to remove unit.
Remove actuator pad
Remove limit switch (i small philips screw)
Replace switch & pad
Re-assemble

Neither the actuator pad nor the limit switch appeared broken or worn but it appears to have solved the problem.

Not a terribly complicaed repair but you need to take care not to damage anything as you take apart. More work than just changing a filter or bulb.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Ice and Water Dispenser Actuator Pad - black (Now subbed to Ice and Water Dispenser Actuator Pad)

Part Number: PS2059378

$15.80
In Stock

Limit Switch (Now subbed to Limit Switch - 2 Terminal)

Part Number: PS2060868

$13.46
In Stock