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ED5LHEXTD00 Whirlpool Refrigerator - Instructions

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Water dispenser bracket pin broke.

  • Customer: Jeff from Waynesboro VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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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.

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.

Just a bit tight getting to some wires

  • Customer: Mike from Spokane WA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched your video and did just as he did. The video made it real easy and rather simple. It looked like it was going to be a mess until I watched the video.

Ice maker in freezer door quit dispensing ice

  • Customer: Peter from Kenner LA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The plastic control bracket would not "lock" in place because the plastic detentes broke, not allowing the ice maker dispensing 'paddle' to engage the micro switches that allows the ice maker to eject ice. An easy repair of replacing the entire plastic control bracket.

NO ICE THROUGH DOOR

  • Customer: Joseph from Antioch IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I HAD TWO REPAIR PROBLEMS. #1- ICE DOOR KIT & #2 CONTROL BRACKET. I FOLLOWED THE INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO AND COMPLETED REPAIR IN UNDER 30 MINUTES. I SURPRISED MYSELF AND HAD A HAPPY WIFE.

Door water dispenser broken

  • Customer: matthew from fresno CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed outer cover. Removed control bracket which holds the water/ice dispenser paddles. Removed paddles from old/broken bracket, plastic pins were broken where the paddles hinge. Placed on new bracket placed screws and it was done. Very simple repair. Part cost less then $18.00 including shipping. Saved me mucho dollars!!!!

no water but icemaker would dispense

  • Customer: conley from Melbourne FL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
hardest part getting the putty knife in right place to pop off cover---found the plastic bracket was broken where the switch was held in place---- so ordered new switches and bracket ---- got the parts in 3 days--good service--easy job 2 do and saved lots of $$$$$$$$---

not dispensing ice at the freezer door

  • Customer: Kenneth from Sebastian FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the short video at this website about replacing the bracket first. Then I replaced mine. Everything went smooth. No problems. Try it yourself.

Ice despencer would not dispense ice ,pins holding left hand microswitch broke

  • Customer: Lyle from Springfield MO
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Remove drip pan from indoor ice dispensing system remove to bottom screws holding dispenser faceplate .lift faceplate out of the way exposing the bracket and ice and water dispenser micro switches be careful in removing microswitch, the one I removed came apart and had a little difficulty putting it back together ,used super glue and fix that problem. No instructions came with bracket so take your time. This is a relatively simple job any one should be able to do it.

Ice dispenser and water dispenser not working

  • Customer: Joseph from Naples FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Was surprisingly easy. Hardest part was taking the cover off the front to get access to the control bracket and switches. Can be done by prying two notches on underside of cover until they pop. Then slide up and off. Once off I could immediately tell the plastic clips on control bracket were broken. So replacing fixed that issue. My other issue was the ice dispenser door would not stay closed and sealed. I noticed that the plastic hook that holds metal dispenser pin in place was broken. Had trouble finding that part online so I superglued it in place and that has held it just fine. Now both my ice dispenser and water dispenser are working after buying a $10 part. This site is awesome. I am sure I would have paid $200 for this from a repairman.

ICE MAKER NOT EJECTING ICE

  • Customer: Richard from Cincinnati OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
AFTER VIEWING VIDEO, TOOK FRONT COVER OFF AND FOUND SWITCH MOUNTING BROKE. ORDERED PART THROUGH THE ONLINE SELECTOR, WHICH WORKED GREAT. RECEIVED THE PART IN A TIMELY MANNER. REPLACE BROKEN PART, WORKING GREAT.

ice switch in control Bracket broken

  • Customer: Joe from Clayton CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
After receiving the Control Bracket from postal Service & followed directions as outlined in online Viedeo, the total installation was completed in 20 minutes. The last time that the Control Bracket ice switch was broken I had a Handiman install the new Bracket and the total cost was $115.58; this time the total cost was $21and I have one extre Control Bracket for future break down,

Molded pins on bracket that hold microswitches sheared off.

  • Customer: James from Boston MA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Drilled holes where pins had sheared off. Replaced pins with 4-40 x 1" screws and nuts and fastened switches and spacers on bracket. Used Loctite threadlocker to prevent nuts from loosening and installed bracket. So far, both ice and water dispensers are working fine.

Lower door closing cam making loud snapping noise when opening or closing door

  • Customer: Robert from Punta Gorda FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed refrig. door and replaced closing cam and tightened the bottom cam

Whirlpool Gold Stainless Refrigrtator door doesn't stay closed

  • Customer: Teresa from Bernalillo NM
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
After our four year old refrigerator door wouldn't stay closed as a do it yourself kinda gal I found this website that assisted me in an easy and inexpensive fix. The "plastic" yes, "plastic" piece on the bottom of the door was worn down to nothing. My only suggestion is to call in your order, the customer service folks will help you order the right cam for your model. The next thing is to change both cams if you have a side by side. We changed the fridge side which fixed the problem, then realized the cam on the freezer needed to be changed to make it level. Great customer service!
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