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GS6SHEXNS00 Whirlpool Refrigerator - Instructions

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Noisy/Failing Condenser Fan

  • Customer: Craig from Tomah, WI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Unplugged the refridgerator and pulled the rear cover. Had to take the fan blade off in order to get at the screws holding the existing motor in place. Removed the old fan. Pressing the new plastic fan onto the new motor shaft was a little more effort than expected, but I guess it won't come off. I have large hands so mounting the new unit was a little bit of a challenge getting the small screws started. Once the three screws were tightened all I had to do is plug the electrical connector in and replace the rear cover. I was happy that the existing electrical connector was the right one for the new motor too, and that I didn't have to use the provided wire harness. All in all the repair went pretty well.

No problem

  • Customer: Ordean from Minot, ND
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The repair went just fine. Your instruction regarding using the wiring harness were clear. Most of all I am happy to not have to listen to a noisy motor all night.

Condenser fan made loud noise.

  • Customer: Robert from Perrysburg, OH
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched the video that was attached to my order confirmation (great idea) and just followed it step by step. Real easy repair since I had tried to fix the noise first without ordering parts, so I knew what I was doing Did a temporary fix which quieted it down while I waited for the parts and then the repair itself was pretty straight forward.

Condenser Fan quite

  • Customer: Jennifer from San Antonio, TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I tried WD40, it worked for a day. Got a new part from PartSelect.com and was a good brand. Panasonic. Easy fix and works great. Saved a bundle. I priced a new fridge, no way, this was better. Thank you Partselect.

Loud fan motor

  • Customer: Brian from Saint Augustine, FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed lower plate on back of refridgerator and changed out fan. The video was great and made the repair a snap. Fan is quiet and no more overheating refridgerator.

The lights and digital control on the refrigerator stopped working

  • Customer: Troy from Lakeville, IN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
This was not very difficult, but did take a little more time than expected because once I removed the lower back cardboard panel I decided to clean all the dust out with a vacuum and wet rag. First thing to do is slowly pull out the frig. Then make sure you unplug it! At the bottom is a rectangular cardboard backing. Take a nut driver and remove, look to your left of the compressor and you will see a small square white plastic box. Carefully unsnap. Inside you will see the control panel. At the top center you will see a plastic piece that holds the control panel in place. Pull up gently until it releases. Next unplug the 3 wire harnesses, then plug in the new one and put it back. All done.

Fridge lights flickering dim / ticking noise from rear of appliance

  • Customer: William from East Peoria, IL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
logged on your website, entered model #, found about 3 customer comments describing same problem & symptoms as mine, ordered the part, problem solved. Thanks Guys

Refrigerator light & temp control panel not working

  • Customer: Rob from Urbandale, IA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
First of all, I should mention I am not handy at all I found this repair to be VERY easy. The most difficult part was trying to figure out where the control board was. First, I removed the cardboard protective cover from the back of the refrigerator and identified that the control board was in the white plastic protective box on the far left side of the unit. To remove the cover from the white box there is a clip on the top and the bottom that you need to press to release the lid. Once you have the cover off, there is another clip inside the box at the top that holds the control board in place. Press that and pull the existing control board out and disconnect the 3 plugs. Then simply plug those into the new control board and replace everything. Fixed my issue and everything works great! When I looked at my old control board I could see a very small burn mark on it and this apparently is what had gone bad on the board. Hope this helps - good luck!

Whirlpool Refrigerator not cooling

  • Customer: Glenn from Clinton Township, MI
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Besides the refrigerator not cooling, there was a click-buzz-click noise occurring at the rear of the refrigerator every 5-10 minutes. I started by looking up the issue online, I determined the issue was either the compressor or the starter device. I ended up ordering the replcement starter device from partselect.com. The replacement was very easy. All I had to do was pull off the rear cardboard panel, unplug the wire bundle to the starter device, and pull out the starter device.

Stopped cooling and freezing

  • Customer: Steve from weatherford, TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
No prior experience in appliance repair. The majority of time was used in researching the problem and how to fix it. The Parts-Select website and the comments of prior customers made it easy to diagnose and repair. Unplugged the unit, took off the cardboard back cover, located the start device, using website comments and information pried it off, placed the new one, put cover back on, plugged in. By morning back to 40 degrees. Took apart the old one out of curiosity and it was completely burned-up on the inside.

Would not cool or freeze

  • Customer: Mark from Kingwood, WV
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I did exactly as the man on the video showed me to do. However, I was not sure what part was broke so I replace them both. Under $100 and my problem was fixed. This place had great shipping too: 2 days. They will be my first choice next time I have a problem. Oh and our local repair company would have been $125 for just a service call and they could get to it in a week.

refridgerator not cold same with freezer

  • Customer: George from Molino, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
took back off found the switches on the compressor unplugged them and pluggged the new ones in very simple the vidieo was alot of help now it works really better alot quieter than before

When Compressor Came On It Went Right Back Off

  • Customer: DOUG from UNION CITY, TN
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Unplug refrigerator. Take unit cover off with a screwdriver or nut driver. Looking at the left side of the compressor you will see the start device and run capacitor with a clip around it. Use the pliers to remove the clip. Take screwdriver pry gently between compressor and start device and take it off. Replace with new part. Note: the clip did not fit the new one. Put the unit cover back on. Plug it up.

would not start

  • Customer: Steve from Houston, AL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
We heard the unit trying to start and then cutting off. It quit making ice. I pulled the unit out cleaned the coil and could feel the compressor was really hot. Unplugged it and let it cool down. After internet search plugged it in a heard it try to start then cut off. I read so many short stories on your site that described my problem I was convinced to purchase the part. You guys did a great job! I ordered it on Monday before noon it came the next day Fed X ground. Took me a liitle over 15 min. to put the part in. Plugged it in and it's worging great. We live in remote area and service call would be real expensive. I will be back here on next repair challenge. Thanks for your help. You guys offer a great service.

Refrigerator not cold, Freezer not freezing; running for about 5-10 seconds, then shutting off.

  • Customer: Vicki from Callahan, FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched video instruction. Looked at online diagram. Removed back cover. Replaced two parts purchased from Partselect.com. Great website, fast service, excellent price! Almost purchased a new refrigerator, but decided to try this first! Happily....working perfectly and spent less than $100 (and saved $1,500 by not purchasing a new refrigerator)!
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