door water/ice dispenser not working

ApplianceMaytag Refrigerator

Model

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Jeffrey From summerville, SC

Jul 17, 2008

1 out of 2 people found this instruction helpful

Make sure power is off- throw circuit breaker and check with tick tracer.
remove spill tray by sliding it out.
unscrew two torx at bottom of outer frame
flip the frame up to get acces to disconnect wire harnes.
unscrew 3 screws on each side and two on the top.
gentle wiggle mechanism from the door.
disconnect wire harness.
take the unit to a good working surface like the kitchen table.
Disconnect two scres holding wire limit switch in place.
remove switch and disconnet two spade connectoed wires.
connect spade wires to new limit swtich.
screwm back in place.
turn over the unit.
remove the actuator pad (no tools required) it wraps around the unit and has little slots that hook over little tabs on the back edge of the unit. (tought ot describe in words but my 5 year old could probably do it)

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Actuator Pad (Now subbed to Actuator Pad)

Part Number: PS2059931

$15.80
In Stock

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

Part Number: PS2060868

$12.68
In Stock