Maytag
Upright Freezer

Model #MQF1656TEW02 Maytag vertical freezer

Here are the diagrams and repair parts for Maytag MQF1656TEW02 vertical freezer, as well as links to manuals and error code tables, if available.

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    Refrigerator Door Switch#9

    Liner parts Diagram

    Switch

    Part #2-32164-001
    Replaced by #W11384469
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    Appliance Touch-Up Paint, 0.6-oz (White)#NI

    Parts not illustrated Diagram

    Appliance touch-up paint, 0.6-oz (white)

    Part #72017
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    $8.29
    Refrigerator Evaporator Fan Blade#4

    Unit parts Diagram

    Refrigerator evaporator fan blade

    Part #2169142
    Replaced by #WP2169142
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    Manufacturer substitution
    This part replaces 2169142. Substitute parts can look different from the original.
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    Refrigerator Light Socket#12

    Liner parts Diagram

    Light socket

    Part #2162085
    Replaced by #4387478
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    Refrigerator Screw

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    Screw

    Part #3-24004-107
    Replaced by #WP489478
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    Refrigerator Leveling Leg#8

    Cabinet parts Diagram

    Leveler

    Part #3-82710-001
    Replaced by #WP3-82710-001
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    $11.57
    Refrigerator Compressor#14

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    Compressor

    Part #4-32972-142
    Replaced by #W10309990
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    $491.39
    Refrigerator Filter Dryer#16

    Unit parts Diagram

    Drier tube

    Part #W10459086
    Replaced by #W10843121
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    $35.09
    Freezer Door Gasket#5

    Door parts Diagram

    Freezer door gasket

    Part #4-65151-001
    Replaced by #WP4-65151-001
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    MSRP: $230.00
    Freezer Storage Gate Support Rail, Left#6

    Liner parts Diagram

    Freezer storage gate support rail, left

    Part #4-80576-202
    This item is not returnable
    In Stock
    $15.99

    Symptoms common to all freestanding freezers

    Choose a symptom to see related freezer repairs.

    Main causes: burned out light bulb, bad door or lid switch, faulty LED light board, wiring failure, control system failure
    Main causes: lack of power, bad compressor, refrigerant leak, bad thermistor, defrost system failure, dirty condenser coils, control failure
    Main causes: leaky door or lid gasket, broken defrost heater, bad defrost bi-metal thermostat, defrost control failure, faulty compressor
    Main causes: compressor failure, no refrigerant, faulty sensor, control failure, broken defrost heater, bad defrost bi-metal thermostat
    Main causes: excessive frost, bad defrost heater, bad defrost bi-metal, control system failure, low refrigerant charge, compressor problems
    Main causes: damaged door or lid gasket, cracked cabinet liner, bad defrost bi-metal thermostat, broken defrost heater, bad defrost timer
    Main causes: lack of power, control system failure, broken compressor start relay, locked up compressor, compressor motor failure
    Main causes: dirty condenser coils, condenser fan failure, dirty bottom front grill, leaky door or lid gasket

    Repair guides for upright freezers

    February 20, 2015
    By Lyle Weischwill
    How to replace a freezer control panel

    A freezer control panel that doesn’t show the temperature or respond when you press the buttons could be broken. This DIY repair guide and video show how to replace a freezer control panel in less than 15 minutes.

    Repair difficulty
    Time required
     15 minutes or less
    February 20, 2015
    By Lyle Weischwill
    How to replace a freezer door switch

    When the door switch fails, the freezer can’t detect that the door is closed. Follow the steps in this repair guide to replace a defective freezer door switch.

    Repair difficulty
    Time required
     15 minutes or less
    February 20, 2015
    By Lyle Weischwill
    How to replace a freezer thermistor

    When the thermistor can’t sense the freezer temperature, the freezer is colder or warmer than the set temperature. Follow these step-by-step instructions to replace a defective freezer thermistor.

    Repair difficulty
    Time required
     45 minutes or less

    Articles and videos common to all freestanding freezers

    Use the advice and tips in these articles and videos to get the most out of your freezer.

    April 12, 2021

    7 tips to prevent freezer burn

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    See how you can save frozen food from freezer burn.

    April 3, 2015

    Easy DIY freezer repairs

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    Learn about some money-saving and easy freezer repairs that you can do yourself.

    December 15, 2014

    5 tips for finding food in the freezer faster

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