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HSS25GFPAWW Hotpoint Refrigerator - Instructions

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Ice Funnel on/off lever broken

  • Customer: Donald from Albuquerque NM
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
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Removed the trim around the entire opening. Be very careful. The trim is held in place with 4 pressure "prongs" on each side and 2 at the top which can easily break (I broke 4 of the 10 not knowing this). Two are 1/2" from the top and bottom, the other two are at about 1/3 from the top and bottom. There is a slot on either side under the bottom of the trim. Insert a screw driver in one and carefully pry the side up enough to slide a knife or putty knife under the trim and press the first "prong" to release the trim. Release the remaining three, then the 2 at the top. The trim should come off then, but if not you may have to release the 4 on the other side.

Next remove the control module which is also held in place by 2 prongs on the bottom. Insert a long screw driver behind the module to release the prongs and release the module. Alternatively, press down on the top side very carefully to avoid breaking the plastic until it releases. Remove the electrical sockets from the circuit board to get the board out of the way. I could not get the larger one to release so I taped a folded paper towel over the circuit board to avoid shocking or damaging the board as it hung there while I did the rest of the work.

Remove the 4 screws holding the ice funnel unit. Remove the unit and release the tension on the spring ASAP because the plastic “plate” above it that helps hold it in place is thin and fragile. (The corner of the plastic plate cracked and bent upward on mine so that I feared it was going to break off altogether when I put the tension back on the spring. So, I laid a 4" metal strap over it and secured it with 5 large paper clips to stabilize it. So far it is working.)

Remove the old funnel and install the new one.

Reassemble everything.

Melted with hair dryer

  • Customer: Adam from Madison WI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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GE used insulation in the door behind the ice and water dispenser that absorbs condensation like a sponge and then promptly freezes, also freezing the water line that is encased in said insulation. I had tried thawing it by putting a hair dryer in the dispenser bay but ended up melting the plastic of all the parts of the bay. After I replaced them I used a dremel to cut a square access hole on the inside of the freezer and scooped out all the frozen ice cream consistency insulation exposing the water line. I replaced it with non absorbent insulation and haven't had a water line freeze since.

Removed water filter as I have a whole house filter system.

  • Customer: Pamela J. from Sun City West AZ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Just removed the filter and used my hand to attach the water filter bypass cap....did not even need to turn off the water first.

water dispensed slow and filters too expensive and not very reliable

  • Customer: john from selbyville DE
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I just unscrewed filter and screwed in filter bypass

Crusher dispenser was broken and ice would free fall

  • Customer: Daniel from Orlando FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed all suerrounding parts and replaced dispenser with new part. Easy.

Frige and freezer door not closing correctly

  • Customer: Michael from Wayland 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
The refrigerator and freezer doors no longer close by them selves. There are a mating set of cam type guides on the bottom hinge of each door. They are designed to give the door some momentum toward the closed position when the door is part way open. The repair was very simple. Doors are heavy, but manageable. The part shipped over the holiday weekend, but arrived very quickly considering.

E Clip came off and blades came thru the shield

  • Customer: Charles from West Palm Beach FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched your videos, ordered the parts, installed them and wallah, it is working great.

Broken plastic guard inside icemaker

  • Customer: Roger from Antigo WI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The plastic guard that keeps the crushed ice from plashing back into the icecube tray broke I ordered the part and I received the part a lot sooner than I expected , I pulled the ice maker cube container out and removed the screws in the front of the container then unsnapped the front plastic that has the brand name on it, then I removed the large "E-Clip" and took the auger out and removed the clear broken plastic and replaced it with the new part and reinstalled same as I took it apart, All is workinbg fine now...Cheers, Roger

Ice cubes were falling out of dispenser door

  • Customer: Kenneth from The Villages FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Upon inspection I discovered the Dispenser Crusher Cover was broken which allowed the ice to bypass the normal route. I went to your website and found a customer's testimony regarding a similar problem. It was titled "Noticed pieces of broken plastic in my ice cubes." I ordered a new Dispenser Crusher Cover, ran a copy of the testimony and waited for the part which came in within three days. I followed the instructions in the testimony and the problem was corrected in less than 30 minutes.

Plastic housing broke

  • Customer: Scott from McDonough GA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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After discovering I could replace the part for a fraction of the cost of having a professional do it, I viewed the short video at part select. I was afraid i was oing to cause further damage when I was forcing the disassembly. The video confirmed I was doing it properly.

crusher cover was cracked and needed to be replaced

  • Customer: Scott from Chapel Hill NC
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
watched the video on your site for instructions and went from there. The removal of the actual dispenser cover from the unit was a bit hard, but once I got it out, things went easy from there. Set the unit out overnight to ensure the plastic was pliable and did not crack.

Dispenser Crusher Cover broke

  • Customer: Richard from Land O Lakes FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed the instruction in the video and the job was done in 15 min. BE SURE TO DEFROST THE ICE MAKER BEFORE YOU ATTEMPT TO TAKE IT APART. If you don't, there is a chance that the plastic will crack or worse.

Dispenser Crusher Cover was broken

  • Customer: Lynnette from Billings MT
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I pretty much followed the video. Most of it was a no-brainer, but when I got to the part of pushing in the plastic clips to get to the area that I needed to replace, the video came in handy to reassure me that I wouldn't break them. It also gave hints, i.e. to let the ice maker tray sit at room temperature before you start. I was totally pleased with the ordering, & then being able to replace the broken piece myself. As a female, I enjoy trying to fix things myself.

Pieces of broken plastic in ice

  • Customer: Robert from Angleton TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I removed the ice container with the crusher and saw the crusher cover had pieces of it missing and the broken parts matched the broken areas. I removed the main cover off of the ice crusher and then removed the crusher assembly. Removed the C clip on the auger shaft and then removed ice crusher cover. Received the part and reversed the procedure and re-assembled the the ice container and crusher. Easy job.

would onl deliver crushed ice

  • Customer: Ian from Claremont CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I removed the ice bucket dissembled it and replaced the dispenser cover. New cover is clear plastic and looks stronger than the old abs item. The old one was cracked and prevented the deflector from opening and allowing cubes to drop through the dispenser.
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