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ED5FVGXWS00 Whirlpool Refrigerator - Instructions

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White plastic in dispensed ice. Bad ice dispensing auger drum.

  • Customer: HARRY from FAYETTEVILLE NC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I followed instructions in the video you provided. No problem at all. Took less than an hour.

Recent move and movers broke the light switch on refrigerator side.

  • Customer: Carl from Warsaw MO
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Unplugged the refrigerator then removed two vertical screws on the very back back of the control panel (the ones with the washers). Do not remove the four other vertical screws in the panel. The front plastic plate on control panel snaps off and there are two horizontal screws under the plate. Remove them and the control panel will drop down allowing access to the light switch. Unplug the two wires (one black and one white) from the old switch. Discard the old switch, snap the new one into place and reconnect the two wires. Snap the front plastic plate back into place, plug in the refrigerator and you are done! Problem solved with a new $16.00 switch and saved at least $75.00 or more from an appliance repair call. Thanks Part Select!

Kick plate clip broke

  • Customer: James from Virginia Beach VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
On the left side I unscrewed the screw and replace it with a new one .The right side in had to take s file and file of the rivet. You can use a rivet gun or a metal screw to replaced the clip. Once it is finish open the refrigerator door to see how to line the kick plate into the clip. A piece of cake.

water dispenser quit working

  • Customer: Richard from Springfield MO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Went to parts select and found diagram of parts then found their page that shows percentages of each part being the cause (very helpful) then I watched video of repair (very, very helpful) and fixed the problem. Your company, PartSelect is the best! Rick

water dispencer quit working

  • Customer: Alan from Crossville TN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
watched the video. If your water dispenser is working on and off and it eventual quits,it is the water control vale that needs to be replaced.

change switch for the water

  • Customer: Nathan from Dover TN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I followed directions to take off the front of the water and ice maker then I saw the switch but I found out the plastic piece that held it in place was broke. I didn't order a new piece I used my reliable super duper quick glue and put the broken pieces to geter then put switch in place. then volla I had the water running like it did before. Thank you for telling me how to get the front off. That was the life saver.

ice dispenser and water dispenser did not work

  • Customer: Jim from Hollister CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
checked the close and open switch on front door first

Ice asker wouldn't dispense ice.

  • Customer: david from topeka KS
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I ordered a new micro switch to do the repair. When I took face plate off the front of door two pieces of broken plastic fell out. Those pieces were part of what holds the switch in place, I need to order that part but I was able to use small tie wraps to hold switch in place and it has been working for a week now. The videos on this site are very helpful and gave me confidence to do the repair.

Ice would not dispense through front of door. There was no sound when the lever was pushed either, however, the water dispenser next to it worked fine.

  • Customer: John from Cresskill NJ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Remove drip tray, remove two screws under drip tray and remove trim piece around dispensers. The micro switch is located at top right corner; slide it off the small post that holds it in place. Remove wire from switch (be gentle so you don't break wire, mine was on pretty tight. My switch was clearly burned out (black on connections). Anyway, just click wire back on new switch and push back on the post that holds it in place. Put back trim, screws and drip tray. The whole thing took a few minutes....I am no repair man but there were two switches on the post next to one another, I imagine the other controls the water dispenser in the event it had the same problem? If I had removed the trim piece and looked before ordering the part I probably would have swapped them out to confirm the problem was definitely the switch...I assume you could do that because they appear identical but can't say for sure. However, all indicators pointed to the switch anyway. Part was inexpensive and Part Select got it right out to me.

water dispencer not working, ice maker is working

  • Customer: Earl from birdsboro PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
This was not a through the door unit. The water dispenser is located inside the refrigerator. Unplug the refrigerator. Remove the two screws holding the cover over the dispenser parts. Could not remove the cover completely as there is a water supply line attached. Let the front of the cover down as far as you can get it. The micro switch is reachable. Move plastic retaining posts holding the switch in place, to the side to release the switch. This can be done with your fingers. Pop the switch out. Use the blade of the screw driver to gently pry the electrical connection plug away from the switch. Attach the new switch to the plug and put everything back in the reverse order of disassembly. Done, easy, even I could do it.

The floating baffle was cracked which prevented the metal ice crushers from going around.

  • Customer: Gilbert from Needville TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the installation on your web site and followed your directions and it fell right into place. Absolutely no problems. Thanks.

Ice dispenser and crusher stopped working.

  • Customer: Diane from Windom MN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The how to video told me what to check to determine what part was probably broken. Then another video showed me how to take it apart. It gave me the name, number, and a photo of the part. I ordered it from Part Select without even checking with another retailer since they gave me the information to do it myself, saving me lots of $ for repair labor costs! Then I watched the repair video again and put it back together! It works! It was simple and I really appreciate this service! Thank You

glass broken

  • Customer: Kenrick from Lake Arrowhead CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The glass cover came on time and in good packaging. I removed it from the packaging and slipped in to the shelf. It fit perfectly and was extremely easy to do. We are very pleased with the entire process. Thanks

Ice Guide

  • Customer: Albert from Glenfield NY
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
We were afraid of breaking the new part.But after watching the repair video about how much pressure to apply the part snapped right in. Thamk you for the video it helped alot.found the part quick and easy and it was shipped fast to us problem solved.

Old Ice Guide was broken

  • Customer: Kenneth from Louisville KY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Just like in the video. Just snapped it in! Thanks
All Instructions for the ED5FVGXWS00
886-900 of 980