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ED5LHEXTD00 Whirlpool Refrigerator - Instructions

All installation instructions for ED5LHEXTD00 parts

These instructions have been submitted by other PartSelect customers and can help guide you through the refrigerator repair with useful information like difficulty of repair, length of repair, tools needed, and more.

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Drawer rail broke off

  • Customer: Cheryl from Plant City, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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No way to fix the broken drawer. Order drawer online around 2:00 PM and replacement arrived about the same time the next day. Drawer fit perfectly. Easy to use online finding part with model number and excellent customer service.

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.

The original part was stripped and would not spin the ice out

  • Customer: Top of the Hill from Duvall, WA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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I was unable to remove the old part so I threaded the new part in front of it. They both fit within the actuator. Done!

Icemaker shaft did not turn to dispense ice

  • Customer: Carlos from Friendswood, TX
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
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It tool me a while to diagnose the problem but realized the ice dispenser motor coupling had failed. It fooled me for a while because it turned on the motor but could not turn the plastic shaft inside the icemaker. I found the instructions for an almost identical repair on your website. 1)I removed the motor. In my case the wiring harness came right off.2) I turned the coupling by hand and found that although it turned, it was actually loose on the motor shaft. I then knew it was the problem. 3) The threads were apparently cross threated. 4) As a prior user suggested on your site, I used a hacksaw to cut the old coupling off, being careful to not damage the remaining threads. 5) I ordered the new coupling which arrived very quickly 6) I screwed it on to the motor shaft (remember it is a left hand thread). 7) Presto!! My icemaker works. As the other user suggested, I did not have to use washers as spacers. The new coupling was better made than the old one and actually has ~1/8" nut or spacer already welded to the coupling. My thanks to those before me who helped make this a successful repair.

Refrigerator door not closing on its own

  • Customer: Kenneth A from Greeley, CO
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
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Remove all items from door. Remove bolt holding plastic cover on top hinge. Support door and remove 3 bolts holding hinge. Lift door off lower hinge pin. Remove bolt holding both cam assy's and pry the one on the door out with the screwdriver. Replace both with the new cams, place door on lower hinge pin, place upper hinge pin into door, loosely insert the 3 bolts. Align the door, tighten the 3 bolts and replace plastic cap/bolt. Put the food back in the door and you're done. The only nut-driver needed is 5/16" and the screwdriver is only needed to pry out the cam that's located on the door itself.

ice maker door failed to close causing frost to form preventing proper operation of icemaker.

  • Customer: Melinda from Owasso, OK
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Found video on YouTube. Ordered part from partselect. Part arrived and viewed video to refresh memory. Our refrig was a little newer than the video but the process ww was the same and quite simple after viewing the video.

Fridge and freezer were warm.

  • Customer: Michael from North Attleboro, MA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
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The evaporator gan motor would work sometimes, but not always, so it took a while to be sure this was the problem. First ruled out thermostat and defrost timer. Also observed build up of ice on coils, so I knew compressor was working. Once I isolated problem to evaporator fan ( by observing stuck once, and seeing how it didn't spin freely) replacement was easy. In fact, since we were able to keep the unit running by watching the old fan and ensuring it was working while waiting for the new one to arrive, I was able to swap them out, plug unit back in and start it up before the ice in the bin even had time to melt! This repair saved me hundreds in repairs, and even more if I had to buy a new fridge, because the new units are too tall for my kitchen space.

Water would not despense

  • Customer: Bodwell from Las Vegas, NV
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
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The video explains it well, however, for those with the built-in model, the one with the wood panels, things are a bit different. Thanks to another writer, I received help. After you unscrew and remove the two side metal décor strips from the freezer, you are left with how to remove the no-screws décor ice/water panel. It does NOT slide out. You must carefully bend the panel out and away from its top and bottom tracks. I do wonder why not just make it slide out, but no such luck. Be careful not to over bend. However, once you begin bending from the middle out, it will become clear to you how its going to come out. Also, with this panel removed, and left hanging there, it is not necessary to unplug any of those electrical connects. The only electrical work is removing the light from the control bracket you are replacing, as shown in the video. I found bending the décor panel back in place was easier than pulling it out. Be sure to unplug the unit. Plug found at top of refrigerator behind very top wood panel. You will need to easily remove this very top wood panel, and you will need a step ladder to reach plug.

would not dispense ice control bracket was cracked where it holds the micro switch

  • Customer: ROBERT from ROCKY POINT, NY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
took off the faceplate and within 10 minutes job was complete.

Teflon wore off the bottom of first few cube molds

  • Customer: Dave from Chaska, MN
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Really simple repair. Turned off water to fridge, removed 3 screws with nutdriver, slapped the replacement part in and plugged in wiring harness and walla! Fresh ice without a giant glob of ice sitting in the tray. Parts were perfect match and had no issues at all!

Bin Was Crcked Andfell

  • Customer: David from Maitland, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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The bin arrived very quickly and was replaced with no problems

Replaced auger drum

  • Customer: Kenneth from Selma, TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
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Replacement was quite easy. Video was helpful as to how to get all pieces back on the shaft correctly. Was easy to find the correct part and was shipped quickly.

Broken door shelf

  • Customer: Ed from Fairfield Bay, AR
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Pulled up on broken shelf and it came right out, put new in. Not hard at all

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  • Customer: Gary from Highlands Ranch, CO
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Absolutely incredible to purchase replacement Parts at Part Select.

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Broken drawer

  • Customer: Michael from Carlsbad, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Pulled out old drawer. Slid in new drawer. Super easy!
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