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HSS25GFPAWW Hotpoint Refrigerator - Instructions

All installation instructions for HSS25GFPAWW parts

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water freezes, light out

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

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

Ice and Water dispenser light burned out

  • Customer: Robert from Sun Valley NV
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Because of the socket design a bulb with a slender shoulder design is necessary for replacement. Replaced with the original equipment type with no problems. Just a matter of using a little finesse with the tips of your fingers to get the bulb lined up properly with the socket then turning until finger tight.

Fridge/Freezer too warm

  • Customer: Nick from Burnt Cabins PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
What an awesome site! After putting in my model number and finding the problem I was having, I simply picked the 2 parts that were most likely to solve the problem. I bought a defrost thermostat, and defrost heater. To a high certainty, they would solve my problem. They didn't however! I ended up having to buy a temperature sensor on another order a few weeks later when the problem resurfaced! My own fault. I should have bought it the first time. As others have written: the longest part of the job is defrosting the ice from the coil. One thing I did that I didn't see suggested: plug the drain hole below the coil. I put a couple towels in the bottom of the freezer and ran the hair dryer. Didn't take long. I read that the amount of water created will overflow the pan under the refrigerator, so I plugged the drain hole. Once you clean that mess up, the repair is pretty straight forward. Great site. Even through I had to make two separate purchases, I still saved a lot of money. Thanks!

Water dispenser would not dispense.

  • Customer: Winston from Ford VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the Video on partselect website for replacing the Solenoid. The repair went smooth. No problem.

cover would not come off

  • Customer: dan from Cape san blas FL
  • Difficulty: Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the cover installed parts. Parts were very simple cover was a major problem. Instructions stated "simply remove cover by pushing on cover and clips will release" They dont and cover broke.

Ice Door Not Closing, building up ice in refrigerator

  • Customer: David from Oviedo FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Disconnected power to unit. Using small Allen wrench unhooked 2 catches in electronic control panel. There are two holes underneath. Push up and pull out on panel as you release the catches. Remove wires. Remove 4 Phillips head screws in plastic panel, then remove panel. Solenoid has 3 screws. I replaced my screws being they were very rusty along with the solenoid. The spring on the door is easily replaced by removing two small screws on each side of the door hinge. There probably was nothing wrong with the old spring but for insurance replaced. Put the unit back together, no more ice buildup and clogging in ice chute through door. Likely saved $100 in labor repair bill by doing myself. Note: There is a few seconds time delay on the door closing. At first I thought I hadn't fixed the problem but then realized a delay in built into the system to avoid the door getting caught on any slow falling ice.

Shoot for icemaker would freeze up. Pieces of ice would get stuck and than freeze together.Dispenser Door Flapper would not fully close anymore.

  • Customer: Karl from Miromar Lakes FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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I watched the vidio on your site, it was very helpful. Careful lifted the frame, unhooked the display panel. With phillip screwdriver took the 4 srews off, unhooked the PC board. Take out 2 srews for the Doorflapper. Loosen top screw for soliniod, take out 2 bottom srews and take out soliniod. Clean up area with paper-towel. Replace all new parts. And it works great again.

Flapper on ice dispenser wouldn't close after dispensing ice.

  • Customer: Thomas from Manassas VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
When I clicked on the part to see it's description the pop up window included a youtube video on how to install the part. The video was right on the mark. Very easy installation. Phillips screwdriver was the only tool needed. Repair performed in less than 15 minutes. I have used this site before and it has been extremely helpful in saving me money by doing the repairs myself instead of paying an arm and a leg for a repairman to do it.

ice door would not open or when manually oppened would not close.

  • Customer: Gary R. from Ocala FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
exactly as described in your video.

Ice was freezing at dispenser door and inside freezer

  • Customer: sanjay from trinity FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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It was amazing , i didn't know how to repair , i had. Insurance from choice home warranty but they say it is not covered , i was upset with them . But i get partselect .com . It is very easy, i tell my problem they tell what parts i need and also saw me video how to install it , i just did with a screw driver in 15 minutes . It was wonderful experience and a lot lot easy then what i thought. Thanks to partselect team and webside.

The solenoid was broken-water dispenser would not work

  • Customer: Dana from Torrance CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the dispenser panel and replaced-less than 10 min and a savings of $300.00 for a service call.

Was not making ice

  • Customer: Colleen from Yorba linda CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Took old part out , put new part in. Was so easy thought we did it wrong. Ice maker working great, have lots of ice now. Thank you. Colleen

Icemaker leaking water

  • Customer: Allen from Santa Fe NM
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I had to defrost the freezer to free the icemaker. After that the installation was plug and play with two small exceptions: 1) I had to file down the width of the left hand tine of the old stripper so that it would fit the new icemaker, and 2) the motor housing of the new icemaker was slightly wider than the old one. It fit, but just barely. But I'm back in the ice again, no dripping water, all is good.

Ice maker failed. Easy to diagnose cooling coil was very hot

  • Customer: Al from Coto de Caza CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Seemed simple and intuitive B U T the water tube receiver fooled me. Seemed to be on backwards. So, like my wife suggested, I D I D then read the installation instructions. Yeah! It's amazing what you can do when you just RTI. :-0
All Instructions for the HSS25GFPAWW
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