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Refrigerator Doors - Maytag MTB1954ME User Instructions

Maytag mtb1954me: user guide
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Complete the Installation
WARNING
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.
1. Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
NOTE: Allow 24 hours to produce the first batch of ice. Discard
the first three batches of ice produced. Allow 3 days to
completely fill ice container.

Refrigerator Doors

TOOLS NEEDED:
" hex-head socket wrench, #2 Phillips
screwdriver, flat-blade screwdriver,
putty knife.
IMPORTANT:
Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power.
Remove food and any adjustable door or utility bins from
doors.
If you only want to remove and replace the doors, see
"Remove Doors and Hinges" and "Replace Doors and
Hinges."
Depending on your model, you have either standard doors or
contour doors. If you are going to reverse the door swing,
follow the instructions for the appropriate door style.
All graphics referenced in the following instructions are
included later in this section after "Final Steps."
Remove Doors and Hinges
" Hex-head hinge screw
1. Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power.
2. Open refrigerator door and remove base grille from the
bottom front of the refrigerator. See Base Grille graphic.
" open-end wrench, flat 2"
3. Close the refrigerator door and keep both doors closed until
you are ready to lift them free from the cabinet.
NOTE: Provide additional support for the doors while the
hinges are being moved. Do not depend on the door magnets
to hold the doors in place while you are working.
4. Remove the parts for the top hinge as shown in Top Hinge
graphic. Lift the freezer door free from the cabinet.
5. Remove the parts for the center hinge as shown in the Center
Hinge graphic. Lift the refrigerator door free from the cabinet.
6. Remove the parts for the bottom hinge as shown in the
Bottom Hinge graphic.
Reverse Doors (optional)
IMPORTANT: If you want to reverse your doors so that they open
in the opposite direction, follow these steps. If you are not
reversing the doors, see "Replace Doors and Hinges."
Standard Doors
Door Stop Screw
Door Handle Sealing Screw
Flat-Head Handle Screw
Door Handle Seal Screw Front
Cabinet
1. Remove
" hex-head hinge screws from handle side and
move them to opposite side. See Graphic 1-1.
2. Remove cabinet hinge hole plugs from cabinet top and
move them to opposite side hinge holes as shown in
Graphic 1-2.
Freezer Door
1. Remove freezer handle assembly as shown. Keep all parts
together. See Graphic 2.
2. Remove door stop. Move to opposite side of freezer door as
shown in Graphic 5.
3. Position freezer handle on opposite side of freezer door.
Assemble handles on door as shown in Graphic 2.
4. Tighten all screws. Set aside door until hinges and
refrigerator compartment door are in place.
Door Hinge Hole Plug
Cabinet Hinge Hole Plug
Round-Head Handle Screw
Shoulder Handle Screw
5

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