Fan was noisy and finally quit. Top of freezer was 50, bottom of freezer was freezing.

ApplianceHotpoint Refrigerator

ModelHSS25IFMDWW

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers
Socket set

Richard From Pretty Prairie, KS

Feb 26, 2009

14 out of 18 people found this instruction helpful

First I removed the top shelf, ice drawer and second shelf. Next, I used a 1/4" socket and removed the three screws holding the ice maker lower unit, unpluged and removed from unit. I removed the light cover revealing two screws. I then removed the plastic unit holding the fan. I unpluged all plugs and uncliped the white sensor from the back coils. Once the fan was out, I replaced it with the new one by unbolting the fan bracket and putting the new one in place. I clipped the new sensor in place and replaced all the parts in reverse order. I saved $200 in repair costs thanks to PartSelect.com.

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Evaporator Fan With Thermistor

Part Number: PS304658

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