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GSS20IEMBWW General Electric Refrigerator - Instructions

All installation instructions for GSS20IEMBWW parts

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Auger blade nearest the dispenser had broken off.

  • Customer: Herbert from Keller TX
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I disassembled the housing surrounding the ice bucket auger and replaced the broken part with a new auger. I reassembled the housing, replaced the ice bucket, turned on the ice-maker and walla, back in business. A handy video on the web (site was mentioned in our receipt) would have been valuable to anyone without any mechanical skills.

Plastic auger part was broken

  • Customer: Lori from San Clemente CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Youtube had a great do it yourself video that made this repair super easy- works great now!

Auger Plastic Broken

  • Customer: Ken from Hudson FL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
removed and replaced the auger but could not have done it without the video posted on parts select, that helped a lot!

Auger broken

  • Customer: Robert from Laveen AZ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I suggest to take apart the ice bucket first. I did not do that and ended up pay 3 times for shipping. Be sure to save the thrust washer and "E" retainer as you are required to by 12 of each. Partsselect should package a complete auger repair kit. Kit should have 1. Auger 2.Crusher cover (usually break with auger) 3. Nut, thrush washer and clip. would save the do it your selfer a lot of confusion.

Auger Blades Broken

  • Customer: George from Estero FL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Took out old auger and installed new one

Broken auger

  • Customer: Richard from Lafayette Hill PA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed your video. In addition, put a couple wrappings of blue painter's tape around crusher knife assembly before removing nylon nut. Removed & replaced from shaft, as a single unit. Also, as I removed each screw, I put it back into the hole, and put a small piece of tape over the head, to keep the correct screw with the correct part. Yes, bending the plastic to remove the crusher unit took a lot of patience. Probably added half hour to the job.

ice auger would not dispence cubes

  • Customer: jerry from brooklyn park, MN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
i watched & followed your film on removal & replacement of ice auger, & it went very well. thanks very much. Jerry

AUGER BROKE

  • Customer: randy from asheboro NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
removed old one and replaced

Auger broke

  • Customer: Barbara from Spencer IA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Ordered the part, watched the video, did it, ice maker worked....very easy. Thank you.

broken auger

  • Customer: JOHN from CERRITOS CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The repair was quite easy. The installation video on your web site was a lifesaver. Without your video the installation would have been far more difficult.If you are doing this repair watch the video,it will save you a lot of time and potential problems.

Ice Bucket Auger Broken

  • Customer: Walter from Tucson AZ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The replacement auger was quite simple to install. The step by step video on line was excellet and led to a very easy job.

ice auger had broken a couple of blades

  • Customer: Allen from San Tan Valley AZ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched your tutorial on repair before i started , did not rush and layed parts out inorder that they were taken off to make it easier to remember steps for re-installing.

The seating end of the auger (where the auger fits into the turning piece at the back of the freezer had sheared from the auger.

  • Customer: Matthew from Norman OK
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Took the ice bucket out and had to disassemble it completely to get the old auger end out of the grinding blades at the front of the ice dispenser. That part was kind of tricky because I was just using pliers to hold the blades while I got the lock washer off the plastic threaded piece that the auger screws into. Make sure you keep those blades in the precise order they come off, along with the plastic bushings that go in between some of them. Once I got the old auger free of the plastic end piece it went pretty quickly from there. I could never get the new auger to screw cleanly into that plastic end piece. It kept cross-threading so I just shoved it back on and it seemed to be snug enough. I've been using it for a couple of weeks and it is doing great.

replaced the ice bucket auger

  • Customer: David from Nampa ID
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Everything went really smooth. Just watched the video on the computer. Took it apart and put it back together with no problems at all.

Broken Auger

  • Customer: Gail from Gold Canyon AL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched the utube video on repair then followed it during repair. That made it easy
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