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HSS25GFPAWW Hotpoint Refrigerator - Instructions

All installation instructions for HSS25GFPAWW parts

These instructions have been submitted by other PartSelect customers and can help guide you through the refrigerator repair with useful information like difficulty of repair, length of repair, tools needed, and more.

All Instructions for the HSS25GFPAWW
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A door slide was broken.

  • Customer: DALE from PALM SPRINGS, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I ordered the part and it was replaced. I always worry that I will get the wrong part or it will not fit. The on-line help with the model number gave me the right part, and this was an easy repair. Gusessing that I saved over $100 from needing to call a repair service!

Wouldn't dispense ice

  • Customer: Ed from Ann Arbor, MI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I followed the instructions in your video (pretty cool). I did have problems removing the escutcheon as your video directed. My refrigerator is different. I found three small holes at the bottom of the instrument panel. I used a small Allen (hex) wrench to pop the retaining clips out of the holes and the instrument panel could then be removed. I didn't have to remove the escutcheon at all. Everything else went as your video showed. Ice maker works great now.

Ice Maker Auger was broken

  • Customer: Tim from Katy, 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 watched the video provided by PartSelect.com a few times to familiarize myself with the steps of the auger replacement, which made installation much easier than attempting it blindly. PartSelect saved me $100 based on the price of a new replacement ice bucket!

broken fan blade

  • Customer: Dan from Seattle, WA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
about an hour to figure out what was causing the vibration and noise and about an hour to put it back together and 5 min. to order a new fan blade thank you.It started making noise during thanksgiving dinner so we toke it apart after dinner and I cut the other 2 blade to match the broken one so to cut down on the noise and vibration semi put it back together and 7 days later the part arrived.

No water to ice maker and water

  • Customer: Stephanie from Tishomingo, OK
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watch to step by step video instructions on your site. Great service! Part arrived the following day after order!

change of ice maker

  • Customer: Conti USA, Inc. from Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
It was exactly as shown in your instruction video

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.

Freezer "flapper" would not shut causing condensation

  • Customer: Richard from LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I reviewed several You Tube repair videos. Not all of them were correct even though my model and brand were specifically mentioned in the videos. Use You Tube with a grain of salt. After sifting through the you tubes, I distilled the information by looking for consistencies. The most inconsistent information was on how to remove the plastic bezels. Once that was figured out, the repair was very easy. Upon removal, I inspected the solenoid. It was very rusted and was no longer capable of pulling the mechanism closed after it had (successfully) opened the flap. The new solenoid fixed the problem in a flash.

Ice maker auger broke

  • Customer: Michael from Healdsburg, CA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I ordered a replacement auger from PartsSelect. I disassembled the ice maker bucket and replaced the auger. The most difficult part was removing the plastic housing around the ice crusher. The parts snap together, so I used a couple of thin screwdriver blades to slip them apart. The repair required disassembling quite a few parts. I had to take careful note of the position of each part and the order in which each was removed.

Running hot

  • Customer: Ken from Cloverdale, IN
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The mother board was bad....solder the board and it works like a charm.

Refrigerator not staying cold.

  • Customer: Michael from Oconomowoc, WI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Remove items from Freezer, remove panel and defrost condensor coils (most time consuming part of the job). Defrost Heater is held in with two screws and two electrical connectors (remove by hand or with pliers). It's worth replacing the Defrost theromostat and Defrost heater at the same time. Only cost $60 for the two parts and will ensure you have the fix. Use the "outdoor" wire nuts when splicing in the Defrost thermostat, that will ensure you don't have any issues with moisture at the splice. When defrosting the condensor coils, soak up water as the catch tray won't hold the volume of water that will melt off the coils.

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..

My fridge was colder than my freezer

  • Customer: Marco from Fallbrook, CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I can't tell you how luck I feel after finding your website I ordered the temperature sensor after watching one of your videos on-line and the repair went just as on the video. I pulled the "bad" sensor out, and replaced it with the new one. Keep in mind that this is the first time I ever touch an appliance, needless to say I'm feeling pretty good about that! All in all it took me about 20 minutes to complete my repair and it now has been about 4 days and the refrigerator is working like new again!

freezer was cold fridge wasn't

  • Customer: Chuck from Hebron, NE
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Really easy unplugged unit took off back panel in the freezer thawed out coils remover sensor replaced with the new one put the unit back together works fine took about 35 min.

Compressor not coming on, not cooling.

  • Customer: Kevin from Morris, IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Main Control Board not grounding compressor circuit. Jumped compressor to mak sure it would run. Compressor ran fine control board malfunctioning. Diagnosis was the hard part. Installing the board was very easy.
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