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Maytag side by side fridge.. Water from door dispenser tastes fine. Seems the ice is okay but a few cubes and then the crushed from door has like a slight machine oil / smoke oil like taste to SOME of the pieces not all. The only thing that has happened was a smoky oven that got pretty bad for about 1/2 hour.. since then I have taken all the ice out and cleaned it.. there is no smoke smells in my kitchen.. and although I tell you that happened I think the two are just a fluke.. any ideas

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SOURCE: Not dispensing ice cubes, only crushed

Yup, do like I did. Clean the caddie of all ice cubes. Place a large water catching tray under the door, and run hot water from the inside where the the caddie holds the ice. You will see large chunks of ice that was freezing up your cube maker. After a couple of glasses of hot water pouring through the caddie, it will defrost and the frozen part will be released. Take off the caddie, and run water through it from your sink. Clearing all ice debris. Replace the caddie. Do not use for 24 hours, and it should run beautifully. Mine did that before it froze up and I cleaned it. You should probably take the caddie off every couple of months and run water through it to keep it clean of frozen debris, make sure its dried off well and put it back, wait overnight. and it should be ok.
This is what I did, hope it helps.

Posted on May 31, 2009

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SOURCE: Ice maker sprays water...

sounds like the inlet part on the ice maker is froze over or not lined up in the opening of it right or a possibilty that the ice maker is leaking out the water if that is the case the ice maker needs replaced

Posted on Jun 07, 2009

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SOURCE: Maytag side by side freezer, the ice maker is

check for a piece of ice in the fill tube

Posted on Jun 07, 2009

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SOURCE: bad smelling water

The water lines are contaminated with bacteria and/or mold. This is a problem with many refrigerators. You need to turn off water and disconnect the feed line and filter. Mix 4 ounces of Clorox(R) in 1 gallon of water and pump it through with a NEW garden sprayer. You can remove the wand and clamp it onto the water inlet. Activate the dispenser while you pump the bleach through the system. Once bleach starts coming out the dispenser, vent the garden sprayer (de-pressurize), Let the bleach sit for 15-20 minutes. Re-attached water using a brand new filter (do not use the old filter and do not put bleach through filter). Run water until no chlorine odor (it can be a while). This process needs to be done at least once a year.

Posted on Jul 29, 2009

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SOURCE: MAYTAG Model MSD2656KES: The refrigerator works

Sounds like the control module is u/s or the motor is u/s. Try switching off and on at the mains. If this does not cure it then you can try to unplug and plug back the ice motor, if you have access to it, if not call service engineer.

Posted on Aug 29, 2009

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You said,
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