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GSH25JSTASS General Electric Refrigerator - Instructions

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We needed a new water filter.

  • Customer: Dan from Surprise AZ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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We received the part just a few days after ordering, unscrewed the old filter by hand, and installed the new filter the same way.

water filter was aged and needed a replacement

  • Customer: Richard from La Grande OR
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
unscrew filter and replace the new one

Leak at water filter

  • Customer: Evert from Phoenix AZ
  • Difficulty: Very Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required:
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When I get the part, I will let you know how the repair went. You sure are slow in getting it to me.

Filter needed replacing

  • Customer: Randell from Rancho Cucamonga CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Very easy, unscrew and re-screw new filter in..

did not need adapter

  • Customer: terry from fort worth TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
exactly as the instructions.......never did see anything about replacing the adapter...therefore i did not

Ice and Water Filter needed replacement

  • Customer: Irene from Tigard OR
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
It was easy and fast, like changing a light bulb. The directions were clear and easy to follow. Thank you.

Change Filter

  • Customer: GREGORY from SACRAMENTO CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
My 14 year old Son

replace water filter

  • Customer: Richard from Waynesboro PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Easy, with included video and instructions

freezer and fridge warm

  • Customer: Brian from Bluemont VA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
diagnose problem would not come out of defrost cycle researched issue on line with model & serial # found issues with control board and boards were upgraded purchased new board installed in 15 minutes and been working fine

freezer cold fresh food side not cold evaporator covered in ice.

  • Customer: Ignacio from Chicago IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I changed the defrost thermostat and the evaporator thermistor and the main control board I didnt change the defrost heater because I tested it for continuity and it did have continuity, the freshfood section and freezer section thermistors had 16.3 k ohms + - 5 % so I didnt change those, and the problem got worst now the freezer section wont cool under 40 degrees and the fresh food section is about 50 - 60 degrees I might as well put the old board on at least the freezer was actualy freezing for a week or so, before it needed defrosting.

First warm day of summer noticed beverages were cool but not cold pulled the refrigerator away from the wall and noticed quikly the condensor fan was not working

  • Customer: Mark from Athens ME
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
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We were not sure if the problem was with the fan or the main control board after reading other posts with similar problems we decided the main control board was most likely the problem our unit is over 5 years old with heavy use. We left the fridge pulled away from the wall and put a medium size fan aimed toward the condensor, compressor area and that worked bringing the temperature down and the unit did shut off. This further assured us that it was probably the main control unit and we also figured with the units age the control board would eventually have to be replaced. It took several days to get the main control unit(not bad)and we left the fan in place during the wait. We watched the video read the instuctions and had just a small problem removing some of the wiring harnesses nothing major. Squeezed the plastic tabs with needle nose pliers my son pulled as I watched everything carefully came off well put the new one in place easily plugged all the wires back on you cannot put them in the wrong place do to the configurations plugged the unit back in and the fan went right to work. Put everything back together and the unit runs as quiet as it did when it was new the part was a little pricey but saved the cost of a repair man

Loud clicking noise from back of refrigerator; stopped cooling

  • Customer: Richard from Auburn CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
A local appliance parts shop told me that GE refrigerators were notorious for bad control boards. The new one cost ~ $200, with express shipping. Removal and installation were easy and straight-forward. After the replacement, the refrigerator is working fine--for now.

Refirerator and freezer not holding temperature

  • Customer: Frans from Southport NC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
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I have very close clearance to a facing island counter, so I removed the door handles using a small allen wrench. I moved the unit out from the cabentry and removed the six or so screws holding on the cover plate for the main circuit board. I labeled the several pin connectors to the board, and used pliers to gently remove them from the old board. The instructions that came with the replacement board discussed cutting wires depending on my specific unit, but it was clear I did not need to do that. I replaced the circuit board and replaced the cover plate. For good measure I vacuumed the dust from the heat exchanger. The repair worked very well as the unit cooled down from a freezer/refigerator temp of 14/40 to -1/35 in a matter of a few hours.

Defroster was no longer working

  • Customer: jerome from Knoxville TN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The repairs were really pretty easy. Main board was just removing a few screws in the back of the refrigerator and snapping out the old and in with the new. Replug all the connections and you are done (make a note of where your took them off the old one). The defrost heater, temperature sensor and defrost thermostat were inside the freezer section. Just remove all the shelves and the back cover over the cooling elements. Use the wire cutters to remove the temperature sensor and defrost thermostat. Splice in the new ones connecting to the previous cut wires. Use some shrink tape to get a good seal. The heater requires the removal of two screws at the bottom. It just falls out. Remove the old by removing the wire connectors on both ends. Replace opposite of removal. Put the back panel on and you are done. The dispensor control just pops off. Snap the connectors off of one and onto the new one. Pop it back in and you are done with that as well.

unit not cooling or freezing

  • Customer: David from Omaha TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
contacted partselect online,chose part from part listings and ordered the part online. PartSelect sent the part quickly and I changed it as soon as it came in. Took about 20 minutes total.This is a good web site and i will recomend it to others. The ice maker won't work now so I'll have to order the parts to fix that.
All Instructions for the GSH25JSTASS
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