Warning, Refrigerator doors and drawer – Maytag MFX2570AEM User Manual

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Complete the Installation

1. Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.

2. Flush the water system. See “Water and Ice Dispensers.”

Refrigerator Doors and Drawer

All graphics referenced in the following instructions are included
later in this section after “Final Steps.”

Remove and Replace Handles

To Remove Handles:

1. Grasp the lower part of the handle firmly, slide the handle up

and pull the handle straight out from the door. See Handle

To Replace Handles:

1. Position the handle so that the large holes in the mounting

clips are down and align the holes with the door studs.

2. Rotate the handle so that the mounting clips are flat against

the door and slide the handle down to engage. See Handle

Remove Doors and Hinges


Remove food and any adjustable door or utility bins from

Keep the refrigerator doors closed until you are ready to lift
them free from the cabinet.

NOTE: Provide additional support for the refrigerator door
while the hinges are being removed. Do not depend on the
door gasket magnets to hold the door in place while you are


⁵⁄₁₆", ³⁄₈", ¹⁄₄" hex head socket wrench, T20




screwdriver, #2 Phillips screwdriver, and a flat-blade


1. Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power.

2. Remove the base grille. Grasp the grille firmly and pull it

toward you.

3. Starting with the right-hand side door, remove the parts for

the top hinge as shown in Top Hinge graphic. Lift the
refrigerator door from the bottom hinge pin.

4. Remove the top hinge cover from left-hand side refrigerator


5. Disconnect the wiring plug located on top of the hinge by

wedging a flat-blade screwdriver or your fingernail between
the two sections. See Connections graphic.

6. Disconnect the water line by pulling back on the locking collar

while pulling the water line out of the water line connector.
See Connections graphic.

7. Remove the parts for the top hinge as shown in Top Hinge

graphic. Lift the left-hand side door from the bottom hinge

8. Using a

³⁄₈" hex wrench, remove the leveling leg brackets from

the bottom of the cabinet. Keep screws for later use.

Electrical Shock Hazard

Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.

Do not remove ground prong.

Do not use an adapter.

Do not use an extension cord.

Failure to follow these instructions can result in death,
fire, or electrical shock.


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