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ED5LHEXTD00 Whirlpool Refrigerator - Instructions

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Broken Rails on Crisper Drawer

  • Customer: John from Cumming GA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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1. opened box with new drawer inside.2. washed new drawer. 3. opened fridge door 4. removed old defective drawer and threw it away. 5. Inserted new drawer 6. closed fridge door 7. opened fridge door to put veggies in new drawer. 8. closed fridge door when finished.

Ice bin was broken where the ice is pushed out the front.

  • Customer: Ermil from Tucson AZ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Very simple. Using only a screw driver removed all the screws and removed the front part of the ice bin. Then I removed the screw auger that pushes the ice out and reassembled every thing to the new ice bin.

ICE CHUTE FREEZING UP

  • Customer: Douglas from Raymore MO
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Removal of escutcheon was easy. Replacing icedoor was fairly easy, working with wires in the way was a little distracting but simple. Be careful with microswitches and locating pins. Two of mine broke, had to replace bracket. Simple job again. Everything working fine now. No ice jam in chute. Using needlenose pliers to remove/insert pin is the best and easiest option.

broken light switch

  • Customer: Atlee from Jupiter FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
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Figured out You have to pop off the cocer than remove the 1/4 hex head screws only not the philips ones

door tray broke

  • Customer: Antoinette from Raleigh NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
removed old tray and order new one and installed. i love the turn around time after ordering my part. GREAT!

Temperature on refrigerator side was unstable. I was adjusting the thermostate control (center knob) frequently.

  • Customer: L from Friendswood TX
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
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I followed the instructions shown in the on-line video for replacing the thermostate control. I had difficulty freeing the capilary tube from around the mechanical lever that controls the freezer side vent opening. I had to remove a screw that held the vent lever in place. This is a delicate activity. I was not happy with the way the on-line video delt with this particular issue. Otherwise, the video was right on and straight forward. The problem is fixed.

Refrigerator door not closing on it's own

  • Customer: Kurt from Terre Haute IN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Socket set
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Lower door closing cam was completely worn down so door wouldn't close on it's own. Ordered parts which arrived in a couple of days. After watching installation video on this website the job looked pretty easy. Needed socket wrench to loosen nuts at top, they were really tight. Removed door. Replaced both the cam on the bottom of door and the cam on the main unit, put door back on making sure it was straight and lined up properly. Retightened top nuts securely. Voila, problem fixed in only about 15 minutes or so.

water stain on dispenser grill

  • Customer: luis from Grapevine TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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the water stain on the dispenser grille was unsightly even after cleaning with baking soda and vinegar, hence, we purchased a new one. popped the old one out and put new one in. have used parts select in the past and their pricing was very competitive if not better than over vendors.

replace water filter on rerigerator

  • Customer: mike from barnsdall OK
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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push button take old one off put cap on new one,push it back in.easiest thing ever.

Refrigerator would quit, then after I played with the thermostat it would work for a time.

  • Customer: TIM from MELBOURNE FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
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I followed the instructions on the repair video, fridge is working fine now. Thanks!

cracked and dingy tray

  • Customer: joe from lake worth FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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unsnap old teay snap new one in very easy

it just stoped making ice,

  • Customer: Hugh from Hamilton AL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
very simple took the old one out with a nut driver ( 3 screws )unpluged it and replaced it with new one , witgh works great

Icemaker unit was leaking water into freezer.

  • Customer: Eddie from Gretna LA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the old unit and replaced it with the new one. There were only 3 small screws holding this part to the side of the freezer wall.

Light switch inoperative

  • Customer: Timothy L from Middlebourne WV
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Remove inside door trim plate. Then removed three screws that held in the light assembly. The only difficult thing was reconnecting the temperature adjustment rod. After replacing this rod you must slide the temperature control slide to midway and this hold the rod in place while reinstalling the light assembly. If I were to do it again it would probably take me half as long.

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
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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!
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