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ED5VHEXVB01 Whirlpool Refrigerator - Instructions

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no ice dispenser

  • Customer: David from San Tan Valley AZ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
We moved into a house that we are renting. The whirlpool refrigerator was missing the the ice shoot. The landlord wouldn't hire someone to install one. I am %95 blind. I went on PartSelect , entered the refrigerator and they had an easy blow up diagram. I ordered the part and watched a video on how to install it. When the part came in my son watched the video and had it installed. Hats off to PartSelect for their great web site .

Broken Ice Guide

  • Customer: Ron from Felton CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Looked on YouTube and found the PartSelect video. Viewed the video and replaced the part.

Water Filter Cap

  • Customer: Greg from Carrollton KY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Just snapped Cap in place, This is the third time ordering parts from partselect, have ordered complete ice maker for one freezer, and a control bracket for an ice dispenser on another freezer, every time parts have arrived in less than two days as promised. I'm very happy with partselect.

Ice dispenser would not dispense ice

  • Customer: Leesa from Griffin GA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
watched the video on your website, assembled the tools needed, then replaced the bracket. It was so easy because I would play one step in the video, do that step, then repeat for the rest of the video. Very happy with the part and speed of service with partselect.com and the video was excellent !!

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
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
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.

Would not dispense ice

  • Customer: Michael from Lawrenceville GA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Determined the control bracket was broke when I remove the front panel and pieces of plastic fell out. Followed the video for replacing the control bracket step by step using my tablet set up next to the refrigerator.

no water would come out the door water dispenser

  • Customer: Carolyn from Eureka MO
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched a couple of videos on your website about how to install a couple of parts that could possibly be causing the problem. Then I went and took the cover off of the area where the ice and water dispenser are in the door. I could tell from watching the videos which parts to look at to see where the problem might be. I figured out which part it was because I could see where it was broken. I then ordered the part. After I received the part I watched the videos again and then did the repair. VOILA! It worked. I put everything back together and the water dispenser was working. I was so pleased that I didn't have to call a repair man and I actually fixed it myself! My husband was so glad too.

Water dispenser did not work. Ice dispenser did work.

  • Customer: Thomas from Egg Harbor WI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I first viewed the instructional video provided by Partselect to pin point the faulty part. It was the control bracket. I would not have known how to expose the control bracket if it weren't for the video. Also Partselect said 48% of past water dispenser problems were the control bracket; this also helped me pinpoint the faulty part. I ordered the part; it arrived in 3 days. Using the video as a guide I repaired the dispenser in about 20 minutes start to finish. I will always go to Partselect for all appliance problems.

Ice dispenser guide missing and ice dispensor switch broken stays

  • Customer: Richard from La Quinta CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The ice dispensor guid went in very quickly - just as the video indicated. The rear, side stays were a little tight, but it now works great. The plastic bracket holder for the water and ice switches had broken holders for the ice switch. The video was very clear, and disconnecting the electric above the door made the job easier. My arrangement is a little different from the video (no screws holding the outside cover no the inside bracket box). But, the repair went quickly and I would have had a lot of extra problems without the video as a clear and detailed guide. My only wish was to have seen the videos before purchasing the parts. I highly recommend your parts, quick delivery, reasonable prices, and excellent video repair guides. Thanks,

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.

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.

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.
All Instructions for the ED5VHEXVB01
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