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ED5KVEXVB00 Whirlpool Refrigerator - Instructions

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Refridgerator door shelves were broken

  • Customer: Mark from Columbus, OH
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
unwrapped the packaging, and dropped the shelves in place, 5 minutes to complete"

Refridgerator door would not close easily.

  • Customer: John from Battle Creek, MI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I unloaded the door, removed the cap covering the screws at the top hinge. I removed the screws then lifted the door off the pin. Next I removed the screws holding the door cams in place. Replaced both cams and screws, set the door back on the pin then reinstalled the three screws at the top. Snapped back on the cover and I was done. Door works perfectly.

Replace ice guide

  • Customer: Greg from Beaumont, TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed ice bucket so ice would not dispense while working on ice guide. Removed damaged ice guide by prying 2 clips with a flat-head screw driver. Installed new ice guide by pushing beyond final position, lower bottom clip into position, then snap 2 side clips into place.

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.

Direct Drive Drum Broken

  • Customer: Manuel from Perris, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Just looked at your video twice and then did it with no problems. Thanks

old icemaker contacts had broken from age and use

  • Customer: joe from stanford, KY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
took one screw completely out and the other two only out enough to remove the old icemaker and unplug it from it's electrical connection. plugged up the new icemaker and hung it on the two top screws and put the third screw in and turn the water back on and bamb ice again.

Protective cover for bulb had melted

  • Customer: Lee from Brooklyn, NY
  • Difficulty: Very Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I tried to just replace the cover rather than the whole unit but it was impossible - the cover would not go/stay on. I tried to remove the old unit completely but it would not unplug it was practically fused to the back of the fridge and the liner was cracking. I ended up breaking the cover and jerry rigging it over the bulb to prevent items in the fridge from being able to touch. Bad solution.

broken control bracket stoped ice from dispensing

  • Customer: Joseph from plant city, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
the part was very cheap and with the instructional video for replacement it was extremely easy to replace

Water dispenser bracket pin broke.

  • Customer: Jeff from Waynesboro, VA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Bracket pin that holds the water dispenser switch broke. Has to replace the whole bracket. Removed cover, unsnapped bracket, removed ice and water switches. Installed switches on new bracket, snapped in bracket, replaced cover. Ops check good. Very easy to do.

Broken crisper pan

  • Customer: Donald from Grand Island, NE
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Took new crisper pan out of the box and put it in the refrigerator and it worked like new.

Ice Dispenser Wont Dispense Ice (my refriderator model didn't have screws to remove the front cover)

  • Customer: Johnny Michelle from Glasgow, KY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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I had a problem with my ice dispenser not dispensing ice. The water worked fine but the ice side didn’t dispense ice. I watch the video on Parts Select.com and it was very helpful, but my model didn’t have screws to remove the front cover. At the bottom of the front cover was two indention where you could put a small tool and pry on it, I had to take a small pick tool and pry up on the front cover to pop it loose. You have to take something small like a pick tool because if you use something like a screwdriver or a butter knife you will get behind the plastic housing (also called a hood) that is screwed to the refrigerator. The key is to remove the face plate from the plastic hood piece (that is screwed to the refrigerator), so you have to get in between the face plate and the plastic housing. If you get behind the plastic housing you can break the housing, you must get between the two pieces and it will pop loose. This is the only problem I had with this installation. The rest of the repair was very easy and now my ice maker dispenses ice great.

The refrigerator would run but would not always come back on after de-frost mode.

  • Customer: Larry from Burkeville, TX
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the installation video on "Parts Select". Unfortunately I watched it twice b/c the first part ordered last October only lasted 4 months. This part seems to be alright as the refrigerator has been running for approximately 6 days now - so far so good.

Door no longer 'self' closes

  • Customer: Richard from Granite Falls, WA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Replacing the door closing cams, starts with emptying the door of all foodstuffs. Remove upper hinge cover. While supporting the door, remove three upper hinge screws with the nutdriver. Lift upper hinge from top and lift door off lower hinge pin. Remove the cam retaining screws on both the bottom of the door and the lower hinge pin. Pry (if needed) the worn cams from their position. Install new cams making sure to line up the screw holes. Re-install screws, tightening just snug. Lift door back onto lower hinge pin. Set upper hinge back in place with screws loosely installed. Check door gap, top to bottom to ensure proper alignment. Tighten upper hinge screws and re-install hinge cover. Check door for proper function.

Refrigerator door would not close by itself

  • Customer: William from Apex, NC
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I've replaced the door cams in the past, but they didn't last very long. I finally realized on my own that both parts need to be replaced at the same time. One piece is on the case-side of the bottom hinge and the mate is on the door-side of the bottom hinge. They both have a ramp shape, with door ramp riding up the hinge ramp as you open the door. The ramp shape makes the door want to slide back down the ramp to close automatically. These are plastic parts that wear out over time. If you don't replace both at the same time, the ramp shapes don't match and they wear out quickly. They are inexpensive parts, so always replace both at the same time. I added a thin layer of petroleum jelly to help them glide better. Hopefully this fix will last a long time. It's extremely easy. First take off the top hinge of the door. Then lift the whole door off the bottom hinge. You can set it on a chair with the bottom hinge hanging over the edge of the chair. Replace the two parts, one on the door bottom hinge and one on the refrigerator case bottom hinge. Easy as pie. The only tool needed is a nut driver. You need a helper to help lift and balance the door while you work on it.

Broke door shelf, replace water filter

  • Customer: David from Bartlett, TN
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
They just snapped in very easy !
All Instructions for the ED5KVEXVB00
766-780 of 906