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HSM25GFRESA Hotpoint Refrigerator - Instructions

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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.

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.

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.

Cracked ice auger/no water dispensed

  • Customer: Elizabeth A from Henderson NV
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched the video and worked next to the laptop to pause it at every step. Ordered a new plastic locking nut with the auger. Good thing, because the old one cracked when the e-ring was pried off. Put the new auger in and returned the bucket to the freezer. Changed the water filter. Like magic the water dispenser worked again! Made sure the spring-arm moved after cubes were in the bucket. It was stiff. Popped it a few times to make sure the lever worked OK. After the bucket filled checked both ice functions. Cubes dropped right away, crusher worked after a couple tries. Releasing the plastic tabs was the hardest part. WATCH THE ENTIRE VIDEO, THEN FOLLOW THE STEPS IN ORDER. The ice and water are flowing again! Many thanks for a great how-to video!

Broken auger

  • Customer: Paul from Greencastle PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
A piece of cake to replace. The most time was spent cleaning the ice out of the tray and drying it before I could begin to replace the part. This is an easy repair for someone with a little mechanical apptitude.

Ice Maker Auger Blade broken

  • Customer: Michael from Wiggins MS
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced the broken auger. I followed the instructions post on the Partselect.com webpage for the replacement auger. The most difficult part was removing the ice crusher housing becuase I was afraid of breaking the housing while prying the tabs away from the side of the ice bucket. Otgherwise it was a 10 minute job. Thanks PartSelect.

The last coil on the end of my auger had broke off and the ice tray would not feed ice out of the box.

  • Customer: Timothy from Douglas AZ
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The ice maker tray was removed and the e-clip was removed from the end of the auger shaft,I then released the snap clip retainers and removed al the screws to romove the end of the Ice crusher section on the box.(It is a good idea to run this whole unit under hot water as the plastic could crack if to much force is applied during dissasembly. Plastic can be brittle when very cold). The shaft (auger)was extracted and the plastic retainer nut removed with a channel lock plier. Careful as it has a left hand thread. I was then able to remove the crusher blades and bushings from the end of the auger shaft and reassembled the parts on the new shaft. Refer to the parts catolog blowup view page on the website for proper installation of these parts if you get them mixed up. It is of great help. I then reassembled the auger back into the box and reassembled the other parts and screws to finish assembly. Popped it back into the frezzer and it works perfect. Tools required were nothing more than a thick kitchen towel to hold the Auger down and a flathead screwdriver for the e-clip retainer. A channel lock plier to take of the end nut as it has no flats for a wrench and a phillips screw driver for a couple of screws. Total time was about 20 minutes. I probably saved about $100.00 in doing this myself. Thanks again to PartSelect for getting my paet to me in a couple days.

AUGER IN ICE BUCKET BROKE

  • Customer: TERRY from BIRMINGHAM AL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
REPAIR IS FAIRLY SIMPLE YOU DO NEED TO KNOW THAT NUT AT END OF AUGER IS LEFT HAND THREAD AND ICE CRUSHER ASSEMBLY ONLY GOES TOGETHER ONE WAY. SO PAY ATTENTION SURING DISASSEMBLY

auger in ice tray broken

  • Customer: Henry from Fort Dodge IA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
replaced the auger

Remove broken ice cube auger and replace

  • Customer: T. J. from Temple TX
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Used the video instructions. The hardest part, as described by others, was releasing the two plastic tabs on the white cover. I had to call on my wife for help, since it was nearly impossible to juggle two screwdrivers and the cover. The caution about the reverse thread on the nut was very helpful. It would be nice if the plastic blades on the auger were metal. Thanks for the fast delivery of the part. Ted

broke auger

  • Customer: Harry from Holt MO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Thawed drawer overnight. Disassembled the whole drawer step by step. Replaced auger and assembled in reverse order. 13 minutes from first screw to having put last screw in. Video with email was very appreciated. I did watch video two times to stick in me mory. Price of cake thank you. 5 stars.

about 3 inches of my ice auger broke off in the front

  • Customer: Tim from Lake Stevens WA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I followed the video on this site on how to replace the ice auger. I did it just how the video showed. It was very good at showing how to easily do this repair.

Light socket went bad,split in half on water and ice dispenser.

  • Customer: Harold from Marietta OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I had it done with in 5 minutes,took front panel off,unpluged wires,laid panel aside took 4 screws out light fixture is in this panel,removed 4 wires,pushed fixture out of front,installed new bulb,hooked wires back replaced 2 front panels,every thing works ok now,get spare bulb if you ever need to do this again. HM

water freezes, light out

  • Customer: per from highland MI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
replace bulb. If the water in the freezer door stops, leave the light on. Thaws water. Works great. Keep extra bulbs on hand.

Broken trim

  • Customer: Kelli from Fayetteville NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I just popped the old trim off and snapped the new into place. It couldn't have been easier.
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