Exterior refrigerator drawer, Ice maker and ice storage bin – Maytag MFX2570AEM User Manual
The SpeedCool feature assists with periods of high refrigerator
use, full grocery loads, or temporarily warm room temperatures.
To turn on the SpeedCool feature, press the OPTIONS button
to enter Options mode, then press OPTIONS again to activate
the feature. When the feature is on, “SpeedCool” will appear
on the dispenser display screen. The SpeedCool feature will
remain on for 24 hours unless manually turned off.
To manually turn off the SpeedCool feature, press the
OPTIONS button to enter Options mode (unless you are
already in Options mode), then press OPTIONS again. When
the feature has been turned off, “SpeedCool” will disappear
on the dispenser display.
NOTE: Setting the freezer to a colder temperature may make
some foods, such as ice cream, harder.
Ice Maker On/Off
You can turn the ice maker ON or OFF from the control panel.
Press the OPTIONS button to enter Options mode. The words
“Ice Maker” will illuminate. Then press TEMP to toggle
between “Ice Maker” and “Ice Maker Off.” When the ice
maker is turned off, “Ice Maker Off” will illuminate.
Sabbath Mode is designed for those whose religious
observances require turning off the lights and dispensers.
In Sabbath Mode, the temperature set points remain unchanged,
but the interior and dispenser lights turn off, all sounds and
alarms are disabled, the dispenser display screen backlight turns
off, and the dispenser levers are disabled. The ice maker is also
disabled; however, “Ice Maker Off” will not appear on the display.
To turn on Sabbath Mode, press and hold LIGHT and
OPTIONS at the same time for 3 seconds. When the feature
turns on, “Sabbath Mode” will appear on the display.
To turn off Sabbath Mode, press and hold LIGHT and
OPTIONS at the same time, for 3 seconds, again. The screen
will display the settings as they were before Sabbath Mode
was turned on. The SpeedCool feature, however, will remain
off until it is selected again.
Power Outage Indicator
The power outage indicator lets you know if the power supply to
the refrigerator has been cut off and the freezer temperature has
risen to 18°F (-8°C) or higher.
When power has been restored, “PO” repeatedly flashes on the
display screen and the red Power Outage icon appears.
When the indicator is on, all other control and dispenser
functions are disabled until you confirm that you are aware of the
To enable other functions, press MEASURED FILL to reset
the display screen to its normal status.
Door Ajar Alarm
The Door Ajar Alarm feature sounds an alarm when the
refrigerator or freezer door is open for 5 minutes and the product
cooling is turned on. The alarm will repeat every 2 minutes. Close
both doors to turn it off. The feature then resets and will
reactivate when either door is left open again for 5 minutes.
NOTE: To mute the audible alarm while keeping the doors open,
such as while cleaning the inside of the refrigerator, press any
button on the control panel. The alarm sound will be temporarily
turned off, but the Door Ajar icon will still be displayed on the
dispenser control panel.
To turn off all control and dispenser sounds, press and hold
ICE TYPE and MEASURED FILL at the same time for
To turn all sounds back on, press and hold ICE TYPE and
MEASURED FILL at the same time for 3 seconds again.
Water Filter Status Light and Filter Reset
The filter reset control allows you to restart the water filter status
tracking feature each time you replace the water filter. See “Water
After changing the water filter, reset the status light. Press the
OPTIONS button to enter Options mode, then press LOCK to
initiate the reset, then press MEASURED FILL to confirm that
you want to reset the status light. When the system is reset,
the “Order” and “Replace” icons will disappear from the
Exterior Refrigerator Drawer
The refrigerator drawer holds more fresh food in more ways than
ever before, and is ideal for storing popular food items that need
to be readily accessible. In addition, the drawer’s location allows
children to serve themselves from the refrigerator.
Use the full-width drawer to store large party platters or deli trays,
or use a drawer organizer to store smaller items such as yogurt,
juice boxes and lunch meat within easy access.
Ice Maker and Ice Storage Bin
Flush the water system before turning on the ice maker. See
“Water and Ice Dispensers.”
The ice maker and storage bin are located in the upper left-
hand side of the refrigerator compartment.
Turning the Ice Maker On/Off
The ice maker has an automatic shutoff. When the ice maker is
on, sensors will automatically stop ice production when the
storage bin is full. The ice maker will remain set to ON, and ice
production will resume when the bin is no longer full.
To manually turn off the ice maker:
Press OPTIONS to display the OPTIONS screen. Pressing ICE
MAKER, if the ice maker is currently on, will turn off the ice maker.
The “Ice Maker Off” icon will flash three times and then stay lit.
When the ice maker is set to OFF, it will stop producing ice.
Pressing ICE MAKER, if the ice maker is currently off, turns on
the ice maker. The “Ice Maker Off” icon will disappear.