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GS6SHEXNS00 Whirlpool Refrigerator - Instructions

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Auger motor bad

  • Customer: Carlos from Jacksonville FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Ice dispensing was Intermittent so I didn't know if the motor was the problem. Preceding instructions were very clear so I won't repeat them. One thing that was tricky is the rubber washer between the shaft and motor. No big deal but it requires a little patience to get it in place. Unit works perfect and steady. Overall, very satisfied with the ability to troubleshoot in the website and of course the instructions and part itself (OEM).

Refrigerator stopped dispensing ice through door.

  • Customer: Jim from Centennial CO
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I called the authorized repair company and received an estimate of $300 +, with minimum $75 to look at it. That motivated me to try it myself. Removed two nuts on either side of auger on inside of door, then pulled out shaft and set aside. Shut door, removed drip shelf, and removed the two Phillips head screws, pulled cover, unplugged wiring harness and set cover aside. Auger motor is covered by kind of card stock paper cover with foil on inside. Lifted that out of way and removed the four nuts attaching the motor. Unplugged and removed motor and replaced with new motor. Replaced the four nuts, plugged in the new motor, lowered the paper cover. Re-attached the ice door cover with the two Phillips head screws. Opened door, replaced auger drive shaft with the two nuts and replaced ice canister. Works perfectly. 20 minutes and the cost of the motor - estimate I saved $200+ for 20 minutes work.

Ice would not dispense and a humming noise could be heard

  • Customer: Daphne from Goose Creek SC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Follow the well presented video from PartSelect with one exception; Once inside the ice maker, the auger motor is hiding underneath the plastic flap on a Whirlpool Gold Frig. My husband and I were hesitant and were concerned that we might rip or break something. No so just lift it up. It's always the silly things that get ya! It was an easy fix thanks to PartSelect. If I have good directions I can fix anything and yes I'm a blonde.

Ice guide was broken. A glued fix failed so it was time to replace.

  • Customer: Gordon from McKinney TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Hardest part of the whole project was figuring out how to get the bezel off the door to expose the problem area. The rest was simply removal and replace parts. The actuator arm had epoxy on it from the attempted repair and had to be replaced. Easy fix. If you can use a screwdriver and pay attention of how it comes apart you can do this.

water lever would not return to off

  • Customer: Claude from Warrior AL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
unplugged, then removed facial trim removed the screws holding the lever and arm in place replaced the arm and spring reinstalled the screws and facial plugged back up and it worked fine part's were exact fit and i appreciate the service i could not find the color on line but your rep. did and it was correct and the shipping time was very quick thanks for the great service

Water dispenser was broken off

  • Customer: Judy from Palmyra WI
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched video, used putty knife to remove front panel, unplugged wired and then took old arm off, and replaced it with a new one. Also disconnected electricity before repair. Thanks for the tips, fast shipping, and helpful video.

water dripping from spout

  • Customer: Terry from Union Star MO
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Turn off water supply then Remove the dispencer trim by putting a flat screw driver into the slots at ths lower edge of trim and push down on trim as you pry the trim out and remove trim. Remove two screws holding the controls and unhook the far right connector and push to the side to get to old line,unhook the connecter at the bottom of door and remove compression nut from old line,remove the screw holding the old line in place and remove the assembly by pulling up and out. install new metal holder into slot and install screw to hold in place (If you have old style)cut new line at angle (Don't cut but about 1/2 inch off) and push new line down through hole at the bottom of the door where old one was and install the upper end into new metal bracket notch ,reinstall control panel with the two screws that were removed making sure that the controls strike the switches correctly ,reinstall the trim ,cut off the line to the match the connector and install the compression nut and put lines together,turn on water and check for leaks. Test and remove air and job should be complete. (hardest part was getting the trim off with out breaking it, I looked close and found the notches on the bottom)

water dispenser tube leaking at bottom

  • Customer: Ken from Hendersonville TN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
TURN OFF WATER (if not already). Cut (or disconnect filler tube at bottom). Remove faceplate from refrigerator ice/water dispenser area. Remove screw holding metal bracket that holds water tube at filler point. Held metal mounting bracelet and pulled old filler tube out. Fed new filler tube thru bottom (hole is located at bottom of left door at hinge). As tube came out at top, pulled length needed to mount to new mounting bracket. Remounted new bracket (with hose attached) with new screw. Reconnected tube at bottom water line connection. Turn on water.

Water lines was leaking.

  • Customer: Karen from Cape Coral FL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Shut off the water supply. Removed the water line and filter housing. Had to watch the how to video to figure out how to disconnect the lines form the housing. Removed and replaced.

Install new water supply tube

  • Customer: Robert from Las Cruces NM
  • Difficulty: Very Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required:
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Neither the OEM instructions nor any of the PartSelect videos explained BOTH ends of the tube for my particular appliance. All very thoroughly covered the obvious connection with the water valve from the wall. However, the push valve end for my KitchenAid is supposed to insert into the water filter chassis, which can barely be seen from the back of the appliance, much less reached with any tool. In order to make the repair, one must either remove the water filter chassis (which I attempted unsuccessfully), or put the appliance up on jacks in order to reach the push valve site.

ice door frosted up

  • Customer: Deborah from Kimbolton OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Once we figured how to get front off, it was like a puzzle. One piece at a time. So thankful part has been improved and replaced. It works better than before, just wish would have done it sooner.

The Ice Bin Coupling Crumbled Like A Cookie

  • Customer: Michael from White Plains MD
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
After watching Steve from PartSelect.com, I was pretty confident. His video lasted only 2 1/2 minutes however; it had taken me only half the time. Since all blades were in tact, I held the top blade (inside the bin), unscrewed the bin coupling screw; added the coupling and washer and replaced the screw. Now I'm back to having cold beverages on call... Tks.

freezer not cold /frige not cold

  • Customer: david from germanton NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
un plug first then locate part to replace.lower left corner facing the back . snap off cover on the compressor unplug capacitor install new one.left of capicitor remove the screw on relay install new one.done

Warm freezer and fridge compressor clicking on and off

  • Customer: Christopher from Yorkville IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Remove rear panel with 1/4 nut driver. Pop plastic cover on compressor. Pry off relay and two wires and reinstall. Nice and easy and back to full function :)

Noticed fridge was not working; compressor would turn on for 10 seconds then shut off

  • Customer: Sean from Savannah GA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I replaced broken fridge with a spare fridge; mean while I went online and did research and came across "Parts Select" which was extremely helpful with similiar situation and helpful guidance. $80 and fridge is as good as new.Thank you.
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