JW, he is talking about programing the electronic control for his refrigerator. Not just setting the control for the temperature.
Many of these refrigerators can use the same controls, but you have to program the control for the model or size of the refrigerator that you are installing it in.
This PDF gives you more information on how to program the control.Maytag Side by Side Refrigerator Technical Information.
There is a good chance that your control may screw up again. If so it will need to be replaced.
If it was my refrigerator I would just go ahead and replace the control now.