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Maytag-mbf2256ke.33432038
7.0 out of 10

Maytag MBF2256KE

The Maytag MBF2256KEQ (21.9 cu. ft.) Bottom Freezer French Door Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Maytag MBF2256KE

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Overall 2
2.0

Needs repeated defrosting... Ruined my hardwood

K. Wolney, Amazon
15 March 2014
  • Summary: This fridge has frozen up between the freezer and fridge multiple times. (Freezer I'd cold, fridge is warm.) Needs to be fully defrosted which then leaks water all over since the drain pan is NOT removable. The last time although I though I had all the water I was mistaken and it continued to leak and ruined my real hardwood flooring.
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Overall 2
2.0

14 months old and COMPLETELY BROKEN

eaa321, Amazon
3 January 2014
  • Summary: Compressor went bad after only 14 months. A $1,300 repair - which is more than the fridge cost in the first place. Maytag does not cover this under warranty for this model and many other models. Never buying maytag again.
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Overall 6
6.0

Great at keeping food consistently cold, but very noisy

darkev, epinions.com
2 January 2014
  • Summary: I would only purchase this fridge again if my living room was farther away from the kitchen due to the loud fan.
  • Pros: Consistent Temperature. The fridge is well lit (both freezer and main fridge). Great appearance.
  • Cons: Noisy - especially the freezer fan when it comes on. Freezer compartment is small.
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Overall 10
10

Great product

Steve Burgard, Amazon
27 November 2013
  • Summary: I chose this product based on the reviews and how it matched our requirements. It works great and looks great. The ice maker was a snap to hook up. The shelves are easily adjustable. This product exceeds our expectations. We have had it for 6 months and it has worked fine. A great product.
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Overall 10
10

Excellent refrigerator and service +++

Kate, ABT Electronics
18 October 2013
  • Summary: This was exactly what we wanted
  • Pros: Attractive Design, Customizable Shelving, Easy Access, Energy Efficient, Holds Temperature Well, Quiet, Space For Tall Items
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Overall 2
2.0

Control Panel Failed Unit Less Than Three Years Old

Hal, Amazon
31 August 2013
  • Summary: Well, this looked like a good buy. But the control panel just failed, $400 for the new panel and two technician visits on a unit that is not quite three years old. The refrigerator is stuck on high, with no way to adjust it. I expected better from this maker so I did not buy the extended warranty (which in my experience vendors rarely honor, usually citing some technicality). I wonder how long this $400 fix will last? My next refrigerator will NOT be a Maytag.
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Overall 8
8.0

Large inside like the Tartus in Dr. Who

Ya-Ya, ABT Electronics
21 August 2013
  • Summary: I just have to make sure the door closes all the way, if you don't the door won't close by it self, without a good push. The service was great, they were here on time and removed the old heavy refrigerator, for such a small fee.
  • Pros: Attractive Design, Customizable Shelving, Easy Access, Holds Temperature Well, Quiet, Space For Tall Items
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Overall 2
2.0

Two Years Old - Repairs Cost Half The Price of Refrigerator

B. R. Meyer, Amazon
30 July 2013
  • Summary: TWO YEARS OLD - REPAIRS COST HALF THE PRICE OF REFRIGERATOR After only two years, the unit died (electronic control board, plus...). The cost of repairs was over half the original cost of the refrigerator. Only 90 day guarantee on the repairs but the Maytag repair contractor will be happy to sell you insurance for a few hundred dollars extra. Oh, and parts needed to be ordered - so a month without a refrigerator.
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Overall 2
2.0

DO NOT BUY THIS FRIDGE

Laura, Amazon
13 July 2013
  • Summary: I bought this refrigerator from Home Depot in July of 2012. In June of 2013 it stopped cooling. I called the repair people and the service technician told me there is a design flaw in all bottom freezer refrigerators. The refrigerant line corrodes because it's exposed to too much moisture and the freon leaks out. Anyhow, they have to replace the condenser, evaporator and refrigerant line. My refrigerator is still under warranty.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good value

jim, ABT Electronics
18 June 2013
  • Summary: like the freezer on the bottom because i don't have to bend over to see what is on the bottom shelf of the fridge
  • Pros: Attractive Design, Customizable Shelving, Easy Access, Energy Efficient, Freezer on bottom, Holds Temperature Well, Quiet, Space For Tall Items
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