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HSS25GFTABB Hotpoint Refrigerator - Instructions

All installation instructions for HSS25GFTABB 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.

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Broken Ice Funnel

  • Customer: Darrel from Garden City, ID
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Tips: Watch the video on installing ice flapper installation. when removing trim, watch how he does it in the video VERY closely -you bend the trim towards the outside to disengage the clips, if you just pull out you will break the clips. the light had fused the plastic sides to the inside of the dispenser housing so the judicious application of force was required to get the white plastic housing out. when installing the new funnel, be sure the tab goes behind the switch and the spring goes around the pivot opposite the switch with the leg of the spring on top of the white plastic housing. (My funnel fell out in pieces so I had no idea how it was originally installed.)

Broken auger and housing

  • Customer: Edmond from Hamilton, OH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
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Repairs were simplified by watching the on-line video. Only problem was the screw on collar on the end of the auger was broken and the only way I could buy it was to purchase the entire unit for @129.00. If it was available with the entire unit why couldn't I buy it by itself? I wound up drilling out the end of the collar and putting a small screw and washer in it to hold the D ring in place. Working great so far.

Had pieces of plastic in Ice.

  • Customer: Robert from Clermont, FL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Replaced the piece that I thought was bad but discovered it was not the part that needed to be replaced. Lesson learned is take the ice bucket apart to be sure what part is bad and needs replacing.

ice falling out of the door onto floor

  • Customer: Mrs.Bobby from Thomasville, GA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Ordered part using the schematic, it got here the next day!! Took out the ice bin, using the 2 butter knives, I pried the side clips and slipped the dispenser out, , I removed the broken plate, and carefully threaded the auger into the hole of the new plate, slid it into the dispenser and seated clips, placed back into ice bin and attached the 3 screws on the bottom to hold in place! A 70 yr old lady repairman, who would have thought it.

Pieces of plastic shards dispensed with ice

  • Customer: Raeford from Apex, NC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed the video provided by PartSelect. It was very helpful. The most difficult step was removing the ice crusher unit. The instructions say to use the putty knife to depress the tabs while pressing on the bottom of the crusher to release it. The tabs are much tighter than indicated, and there is no easy place on the bottom of the crusher to apply pressure. Even though the unit was thoroughly thawed, there was still slight cracking of the plastic housing. Really needed a second set of hands. Once the crusher is released, replacing the crusher cover was literally a snap and now the entire unit works like new. Saved me a couple of hundred bucks.

Crusher Cover cracked

  • Customer: Holly from Norman, OK
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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I followed the video. Everything was extremely easy, but I am 74 years old, have never repaired anything, and have arthritis in my hands. When I got to the step where I had to push in on the tabs, I couldn't do it. I had a friend push in while I pushed up...voila! But it took two of us. I also had a little trouble putting the spring back as it had been a few days since I had removed it. For us beginners, Steve, close-ups of things would be useful. I LOVE this site, however, and will use it again. You saved me over a hundred dollars! (I know because this lousy part has broken twice before.) Now that I know its name, I will not be crushing ice anymore.

The icemaker was not dispensing ice.

  • Customer: Sherryl from Farmington, AR
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The dispense cover was cracked and would not allow the blades to circulate, so it would not dispense ice. There was an excellent video on this page that explained how to remove it and replace it. The main trick is to be sure that the ice bin is left out so it will warm and make it easier to remove the parts.

Ice would not come out of the slot

  • Customer: Thomas from Pahrump, NV
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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There were pieces of plastic in the tray so figured it had to be the dispenser crusher. Removed it from the ice maker using two knives which was the hard part. Ordered the dispenser crusher which was not the part I needed. Then ordered the dispenser crusher cover. Putting it back together was easy after watching the video online. All you need is a Phillips head screwdriver. if you do this repair do not remove the auger from the dispenser crusher. Remove them together.

auger for ice dispenser was broken and we thought cover was also broken

  • Customer: Sharon from Woodstock, VA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Although I didn't need the crusher cover after all, the process was similar to a point (much easier than replacing the auger). Moved the laptop to the kitchen counter and watched the repair instruction video all the way through. As I worked on the ice dispenser, I dragged the video timer back to the part where I was having a problem and rewatched it - sometimes several times to see a detail. The video can be accessed from the electronic part page under instructions. Follow the instructor's lead and you can't go wrong. The instructor was familiar with the process and made it look like a breeze - it wasn't, but was do-able. FYI: I'm a 68 year old female; if I can do it - you can, too.

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.

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.

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.

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
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
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.

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
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