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HSS25GFPHWW Hotpoint Refrigerator - Instructions

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fridge and freezer not staying cold

  • Customer: Ralph from Whittier, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
removed back panel from freezer. located thermostat removed and replaced thermostat put panel and all baskets back into freezer and plugged fridge back in. Works perfect problem solved

Freezer was Frosting up and fresh food was too cold

  • Customer: Randy from Lancaster, OH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the videos before I received my parts. I thawed the freezer out, removed the panel in the back. Cut the wires to the defrost thermostat and spliced the new one on with wire nuts and tape. Then I did the same for the temp. sensor. Put it all back together. Now the freezer isn't running all the time. I set the temperatures back to normal and it seams to be fine.

The freezer section would freeze/frost over

  • Customer: Jaime from Wyckoff, NJ
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Part select was great. I entered the model number and was able to locate a list of problems associated with my refrigerator. I was able to view a repair video, courtesy of part select. I followed the instructions and the repair was simple. The hard part was trying to remember how everything went back together. I unplugged the unit and removed the freezer racks. I then unscrewed the back panel within the unit. I then placed an old towel inside the unit and used a hair dryer to melt the ice build up inside. I also removed the light bulb and then removed ice maker. I then located the old defrost thermostat and replaced it as demonstrated in the video. I then located temp sensor and replaced it. It took longer trying to secure the rear panels than the actual repair. My mistake was I had secured the ice maker unit before securing the fan panel. I would secure the large panel first, then followed by the light bulb/fan panel. The ice maker should go in last. It has been 8 days since the repair and it still working! The total cost was $27.

freezer not defrosting

  • Customer: JOYCE from REEDSBURG, WI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Only problem we had was when we removed back wall on freezer the couls were totally iced up. After waiting for that to defrost. (3 HOURS) repair went fine. Was kind of hard to get to the part being its a side by side but happy with results

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 and Freezer were not staying cold. Condensor was completley iced up.

  • Customer: Michael from Oconomowoc, WI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Emptied Freezer (to get access to panel covering condensor coils and Defrost Thermostat). Pulled off cover panesl. Had to wait for ice to clear from condensor. Replaced Defrost Thermostat (5 min job), replaced panels and was back in business.

coils in the freezer kept freezing up

  • Customer: rob from modesto, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
by luck i found this very informative website.found the parts i needed and got the job done.i defrosted the freezer coils and made the repairs following the instruction video that was emailed to me by this company. very easy to make these repairs.cost me less than $100 to fix compared to a $90 service fee, plus part,plus labor. Thank you so much!!!!

broker slide rail & shelf

  • Customer: Wendy from Streamwood, IL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I was ready to buy a new refrigerator as it was a bit difficult figuring which pieces/parts to order. Once I figured it out, I received the parts the next day and fixed everything in less than 5 minutes. Super easy!

Cracked drawer.

  • Customer: James from Vernon, CT
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced.

The vegetable drawer was cracked.

  • Customer: Vicki from Pflugerville, TX
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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It was incredibly easy to repair. I removed the handle section from the old drawer and snapped it into place on the new drawer. It is as good as new! No tools necessary!

vegetable drawer had large broken crack on side would not slide without catching on the slide track

  • Customer: trevor from somerset, KY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
had to take the handle off the old drawer and snap into new one be careful not to brake the handle getting it off the old drawer

meatpan missing.

  • Customer: L. Rosemary from Weatherford, TX
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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there was nothing to do but add the handle, wash and put in refrigerator.

worn door gasket needed to be replaced

  • Customer: ALICE from PALM CITY, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Went to DIY for directions. Found directions specific to my GE refrigerator model. Followed them to the letter - fixed in less than 10 minutes. Gasket simply needed to be warmed with hair dryer to soften enough to straighten the crimps from the folding needed for packing. Lift the old gasket off the door by prying a starting point with a flat head screwdriver and peeling it off. Then clean the door with soap and water, dry it, and press the new gasket in place. Magnets inside the gasket make the connection. Smmoth it all the wat around, apply a little petroleum jelly to the gasket on the door's hinge side to prevent the door from sticking and you're done.

Water dispenser would not fill a glass completely

  • Customer: Jay from Oceanside, CA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The trouble with DIYers is that they don't have very much experience with and the benefit of several repairs on the same appliance. So they must rely on their mechanical abilities and the youtube help of Steve. So they must resort to eliminating the variables as their diagnostic approach. In my case I was unable to find the exact description of my problem, so I began with what seemed like the most likely and the least expensive replacement. So after I had replaced the water valve, the micro switch and the main board I finally found the problem was the water filter by ordering and installing a water bypass valve which I did not have readily available at the start.

Micro Switch out on water/ice dispenser

  • Customer: Gerald from Boise, ID
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Used putty knife to pry off frame from around dispensing unit. Pulled circuit board forward and unscrewed dispensing mechanism. located micro switch and replaced. Reinstalled dispensing unit, circuit board and frame.
All Instructions for the HSS25GFPHWW
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