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Troubleshooting - Maytag MTB1893ARS Use & Care Manual

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Troubleshooting
Automatic
icemaker
Sensor arm in up position.
Adjust sensor arm down to "ON" position.
not working
Cabinet not level.
Level unit (_see page 3).
Water supply not connected or
Connect water supply, or clear obstructions.
restricted.
Freezer too warm.
Adjust freezer temperature control (_seepage 7).
ice cubes hove
Old cubes.
Discard; ice cubes may absorb odors which affect
odor/taste
taste.
Bad water quality.
Contact local water treatment company.
Food transmitted odor/taste to ice.
Wrap foods tightly.
Ice cubes
Residue from minerals in the water.
Wipe trays with vinegar-soaked cloth until clean.
sticking in tray
racecubes
Limited use of ice.
Dump old ice cubes.
Moisture
on
cabinet surface
between doors
Not unusual during periods of high
humidity.
Moisture
on inside
Hot humid weather.
Normal.
cabinet wamms
or in crisper
Frequent or prolonged door openings.
Minimize door openings.
Door not closed properly.
Check to see if something is preventing door from
closing.
Food not wrapped properly.
Wrap or cover all foods tightly.
Foods dry oat
Crisper not tightly closed.
Close crisper all the way.
Temperature controls set too cold.
Adjust temperature controls (see page 7).
Packages not wrapped or sealed
Wrap or cover all foods tightly.
properly.
Excessive moisture
Hot, humid weather.
Minimize door openings.
in crisper
Humidity slide on crisper needs
Slide control to "Fruit" setting to allow more moisture
adjustment,
to leave the drawer.
Too much moisture on fresh produce
Do not wash items prior to storage. Wait to wash
before storing,
fresh items until right before use.
Foods not stored properly.
Store leafy vegetables in a loosely closed plastic bag.
Store items with an outer skin (i.e. apples, oranges,
pears, grapes, cucumbers, etc.) in a vented bag or
unwrapped in the drawer.
Store mushrooms and berries in original vented
cartons or boxes, not in plastic bags.
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