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HSS25GFPEWW Hotpoint Refrigerator - Instructions

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switch wouldn't come out anymore and turn light on

  • Customer: Cynthia from Seatac WA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Gently pry out switch in door jam with screwdriver and pull both connectors off and put connectors on new switch then push switch back into the hole. Looked it up on the internet and video showed how to and also had link to new part, ordered and less than a week later the fridge is bright again. I have an older freezer also and it seems that they all use the same switches. Very Very easy

Slow water output

  • Customer: Gunars from Arlington TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed instructions and it was a piece of cake!

The water despenser flow was slow.

  • Customer: Richard from Rockwood TN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Shut off water supply and disconnect water line. Remove the pannel on the lower back and disconect the water line from the water filter head. Remove the water line guide hole cover. Remove the water filter and the water filter enclosure which needs on tools to remove. Remove the two nut screws at the top with a ong 1/4 inch nutdriver or a 1/4 socket and a long extention. Pull water filter head and tubing out. Install the new water filter head with tubing. Be careful not to over tighten the nut screws holding the water filter head in place. Replace water filter and connect the tubing. Trun on the water supply and run water through the water despenser until no air comes out. Check for leaks. If there is no leaks replace the the water filter enclosure, the tubing guide hole cover, and the lower pannel on the back.

Water dispenser flow was slow or nonexistent

  • Customer: Gary from Chester VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I turned the water off to the frig. Disconnected the two waterlines to the filter head. Removed the water filter from the head. Removed the filter head cover which exposed the two screws holding the head in place. I removed the head and then reversed the procedure to install the new filter head.

Low water output & Vibration at Filter

  • Customer: Ray from Sarasota FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed plate on back top of fridge, removed filter and cover then removed 2 screws inside, removed cover at bottom of fridge removed water line going into solenoid, removed water intake line from wall and pulled filter assembly out of fridge. Install just did reverse one note there is a caulk around the lines in the back of the fridge peel that out and save it and once hoses are back in place press the caulk back into place around the hoses. DOUBLE check the part you order I mistakenly ordered the one with a male end on the intake line and needed a female end was easy fix with a compression fitting though. Apparently sediment accumulates in the assembly on the intake side so it will not give the filter enough water to distribute and there is NO way to clean it out.

CHATTER IN WATER LINE/WATER DISPENSER INOP AFTER REPLACING FILTER

  • Customer: Jason from Virginia Beach VA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Socket set, Wrench set, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
First, the problem IS NOT the Double Outlet Water Valve if your water dispenser begins to chatter and stop dispensing water - although the valve is a common failure. Replacing the Top Filter Mount was a straight forward repair: 1. turn off the water 2. disconnect the two water lines 3. unscrew the small screws covering the exit port (exterior, top, back, left of unit) 4. remove the filter cover (squeeze the left side in and pull on right side) 5. remove the filter 6. unscrew the two screws holding the mount in place 7. remove the filter by pulling the tubing (two water lines disconnected earlier) through 8. install new mount in reverse order. NOTE: THE TOP FILTER HOUSING MOUNT COMES WITH A BYPASS FILTER...don't add another to the cart

water flow at door was very very slow

  • Customer: Ivan from Redding CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
normally low water flow would indicate filter change. however i changed filter two months ago. using the wonderful information available on this website, figured i'd try changing the water filter head with tubing, as it seemed that water flow w/o filter, although substantially better than with filter, might be low. unfortunately changing water filter head didn't solve problem. it was the bloody filter after all! however the repair went well, the correct part arrived in a timely fashion, and over the course of time i think that the spring mechanism inside the filter head had weakened and was not making as solid as contact as when new. so it was i feel a worthwhile repair as water flow is now awesome with new filter in place. thanks guys for your great website. you are making the world a better place!

A power surge made my side by side refrigerator stop working

  • Customer: Country at from SAYRE OK
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I started at the compressor and replaced the overload and the Ptcr first and that did not make the compressor start running again, so I replaced the capasitor and it still did not start, so I bit the bulett and replaced the Main Control Board and that is what I should have checked first, when I removed the old one I found a little burnt spot on the back that I could not see from the front. The new one did not look exactly like the old one, it had two more wire terminals than the old one, but just leave them blank and everything will work just fine!

Compressor not coming on

  • Customer: Kevin from Morris IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Had to e-mail GE for electrical schematic. Checked voltages to compressor. Jumpered compressor to see if it would even come on. Found bad run capacitor. Fixed.

We needed a new water filter.

  • Customer: Dan from Surprise AZ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
We received the part just a few days after ordering, unscrewed the old filter by hand, and installed the new filter the same way.

Water feature not working

  • Customer: Shawn from Hilliard OH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
1. Unplug refrigerator 2. Remove cover from bottom rear of refrigerator 3. Remove screw from damaged part 4. Transfer over water lines to new part and reinstall 5. Plug refrigerator and test 6. Replace bottom rear cover 7. Move refrigerator back into position

drawer rail broke and filter expired

  • Customer: James from Fountain Valley CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
drawer rail broke about a year ago. repaired it with super glue. broke again recently. I would have replaced a year ago if I knew how quick and easy it was to get a new part. super quick shipping was excellent. had new rail installed the day after I ordered. Thanks

water filter was aged and needed a replacement

  • Customer: Richard from La Grande OR
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
unscrew filter and replace the new one

Leak at water filter

  • Customer: Evert from Phoenix AZ
  • Difficulty: Very Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
When I get the part, I will let you know how the repair went. You sure are slow in getting it to me.

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..
All Instructions for the HSS25GFPEWW
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