How to Remove Maytag Refrigerator Shelves

Your Maytag refrigerator has two different kinds of shelves. It has the standard, stationary shelves as well as at least one shelf that you can move up and down without removing the contents. When you want to clean your refrigerator thoroughly or need to replace a shelf, you first need to remove the shelves. Removing Maytag refrigerator shelves is a matter of unhooking them from the rear of the refrigerator.

Elevator Shelf

Step 1

Open the Maytag refrigerator door and remove the contents from the shelf you want to remove.

Step 2

Pull the glass shelf forward until it stops. Lift up on the glass and pull it forward to remove the glass shelf from the shelf frame.

Step 3

Reach under the rear of the shelf frame and press the two rear-side latches toward the center of the shelf.

Step 4

Lift the front of the shelf frame to disengage the rear shelf frame from the refrigerator notches on the back wall. Pull the shelf frame completely out of the refrigerator.

Standard Shelf

Step 5

Remove the contents from the shelf.

Step 6

Lift the front of the shelf to disengage the shelf clips from the rear of the refrigerator.

Step 7

Pull the shelf out of the refrigerator.

Door Shelves

Step 8

Remove the contents from the shelf.

Step 9

Grasp both ends of the shelf firmly.

Step 10

Slide the shelf up and pull it straight out.