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MSD2756GEW Maytag Refrigerator - Instructions

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All Instructions for the MSD2756GEW
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My refrigerator light did not work.

  • Customer: Fred from Warwick RI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
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After years of using a flash light to check the contents of my refrigerator, I decided to try to fix the problem myself. Replacing the light switch was very easy. The directions were straight forward and I'm sorry I waited so long to tackle the problem.

Frost in bottom freezer, freezer 8%, ice maker works

  • Customer: Richard from Smyrna GA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required:
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replaced electric control board, defrost for six hours. next day (24 hours) same problem, dusterhoff2928@charter.net

Burnt/melted light bulb and socket

  • Customer: Jeff from Round Rock TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Took out socket, replaced new bulb in new socket and plugged in. Easy!

Fan motor would not start on it's own

  • Customer: Harold from Rockingham NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed back cover to see motor and the fan. Un plug the fan motor from the fan. Used 1/4in socket to remove 3 screws, then unscrewed plastic mounting plate off of motor, put plate back on new motor, used pliers to remove nut from fan blade,and rubber washer replaced to new motor. Then put new motor back in. Make sure motor is centered back in hole and fan does not hit. The brackets (3) that hold motor in place will swing so it can be centered in hole. Spin blade to make sure blade not hitting and is centered. Now plug fan motor back in. Just that simple.

Fountain bracket cracked at solenoid location.

  • Customer: Paul from Vandalia OH
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Removed bracket cover.Removed bracket, disconnected wiring.Moved wiring to new bracket,moved solenoid to new bracket.Reinstalled bracket and cover.Total time approx. 30 minutes.

Natural door closer and lower hinge pin worn out

  • Customer: Sylvia from Roxboro NC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
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Did all of work without removing door. Door is approximately 2 1/2" off floor, so shim door with a piece of two by four and wood shims to hold door level while removing bolts. Had mirror lying on floor underneath the hinge to see location of bolts. Removed 3 bolts that hold the metal bracket. After removing the bracket the pin slides out. Then remove another bolt from the door closer, this enables the old closer to be removed. Then replace new closer with one bolt. Slide hinge pin back in place making sure tab is toward refrigerator to line up with hole in metal bracket. Replace metal bracket with bolts. Tools used were 1/4" drive ratchet, 1/4" drive 3" extension and a 1/4" drive 5/16 " socket

Loud crunching and banging from ice dispenser

  • Customer: Ross from Chandler AZ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Problem caused by ice cubes falling out of ice bin and collecting at rear and interfering with ice dispenser drive. Broke plactic drive ring. Pull down 2 clips at front bottom of ice bin. Pull ice bin out. Dump ice cubes. Remove 8 star drive screws to allow case to move far enough to clear broken drive ring. Replace drive ring. Reinstall and tighten 8 screws. Install ice bin. Correct loose right side ice cube retainer board to prevent cubes from falling out of ice bin.

Compressor would not run.

  • Customer: Chad from Lexington KY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Replacement parts looked different than the originals, however with the on-line feedback from similar customers and a well worded OM, the repair was quick and simple. Thanks to all.

Handles yellowed with age.

  • Customer: BETTY from PORT WASHINGTON WI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Snapped off handle covers at top and bottom of each handle, using a regular screwdriver to pry them off. Removed 3 screws on each handle using a Phillips screwdriver. This was the hardest part as they were screwed on extremely tight and you don't want to strip the screws as you need them to attach the new handles. The rest was simple...take off old handles, screw on new ones, and snap the covers back on. The actual installation took 10 minutes (excluding the time it took to get those tight screws off the old handles).

ice disspencer motor broke off

  • Customer: Scott from Montgomery AL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
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Replaced the plastic tray that holds the motor

Ice and water would not shut off.

  • Customer: Roger from Schenectady NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Very easy. I watched a Youtube video on how to do it.

freezer normally functioning, refrigirator side too warm

  • Customer: Joseph from Hamburg NJ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the instructional video included with the shipping date e-mail(about 3 minutes long), and simply followed the instructions. It took about 2 days for the refrigirator section to return to normal cool temperature to the level set.

Freezer Section was freezing up over coils not allowing air to pass through to refrigator section!

  • Customer: VERLISA from HOUSTON TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Open freezer doors and turned freezer to off position. Removed back panels to freezer! Let stand until ice was melted. Turn off breaker to refrigator since the refrigator was too large to pull out of custom cabinet for me. I'm a 54 year old female. Removed clips and Defrost Heater and Thermostat Assembly and replaced with new one. Replaced the panels. Turn breaker back on and turn the freezer to on position. Dumped the first tray of ice. It's been about a week with no problems. With a little research the average person can diagnose their problem and if you are handy with a screw driver and don't mind get down on the floor you can save yourself some, time and money and feel good about your achivement upon successful completion. Well at less it has always worked for me! I can fix most things that the average guy won't even think about! Well I've always said that I have more time than money! Choose you battles!

The freezer was too cold and the refrigerator (side by side) too warm.

  • Customer: Marshall A from Spokane WA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
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First, turn the unit off, either at the wall or at the circut panel. Empty the freezer and remove the shelves. To remove the inside back panels (3) covering the coil, drain and fan assembly, remove four (4) hex-head 1/4" screws. The most time consuming part of the repair was defrosting the coils. When the defrost heater fails, the coils literally freeze solid. Before you begin you must make certain that the drain and drain pan, directly under the coils, are not blocked--iced over. Add hot tap water to the pan drain, best applied (and removed) with a basting syringe. Be carefull not to overfill the pan. You may need to repeat this process over and over again until the drain runs freely. Defrosting the coils is time consuming. If you're not in a hurry, or worried about food spoiling, leave the freezer door open for the day. However, if you're impatient, use a hair drier or heat gun and cups of hot water. It may still take 30 minutes or better until the heater/thermostat assembly, running down the right side of the coils, is free of ice and accessable. Note, there is only one way to remove and reinstall the heater and thermostat assembly: unclip the leads at the top of the coil, pull back the foam spacer, and ease the wires out along the side. The heat element is suspended just below the coils by a single wire clamp. Whatever you do, don't damage this clamp. Once the coil is free your job is 90% done. Reconnect the leads up top, slide the wires back alongside the coils, reset the foam top space, and suspend the heat element. Reinstall the inside back panels, shelves and food. Turn the freezer on. Regarding the wiring: If in doubt, take a picture with your phone or digital camera before you disconnect the wiring and refer to the picture before reconnecting the wires. Lastly, we had issues with this Jenn-Air not defrosting before. Our remedy was to call out the repair man each time. Not only was that expensive, about $200 a visit, but they never replaced the thermostat/heater. Buying the unit from Part Select was $50. Delivery was fast and the time involved to replace it was just over an hour. It was well worth the time and effort to do myself. Good Luck.

Icemaker stopped making ice

  • Customer: William from Piedmont SC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Ordered replacement icemaker from PartSelect.com. Upon receipt of part installed part as per the online video. All went well. Whirlpool rep. stated that the icemake works well when the freezer temp. is set at 10 degrees or less.It took appreximately 24 hrs.for the icemaker to fill the bucket with fresh ice. It would hace cost approximately $230.00 or more if I had called a Service rep. to do the job. So I elected to do it myself.
All Instructions for the MSD2756GEW
796-810 of 843