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HSS25IFMBWW Hotpoint Refrigerator - Instructions

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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
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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.

Frost built up inside freezer door around the ice dispenser

  • Customer: William from Seneca SC
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I read other repairs listed that were related to my problem (found them very helpful). I ordered one of each part listed in the related repairs. I used a plastic putty knife/scraper to get the plastic trim piece to pull away from the freezer door (without marking the door or trim piece). I removed the plastic trim piece (it felt like it would break, but it didn't). I lifted up, and pull out, on the bottom of the control panel unit, and disconnected the wires. Next, I removed the four screws at the corners of the plastic ice chute housing and removed it. This exposes the dispenser door recess crank, recess door spring, recess door retainers (there are two, but I only bought one, no big deal, there was nothing wrong with the old ones), dispenser door solenoid assembly, dispenser door flapper/assembly, and switch. I replaced all of these parts, but I'm pretty sure only the dispenser door solenoid was causing my problem. I cleaned rust and mildew off all of the parts not being replaced and reassembled every thing in reverse order of the dis-assembly. The only thing that made this a little bit difficult was seeing what I was doing up inside the black plastic ice chute housing - the flashlight was a necessity (my wife had to hold it because I need both hands for the little bitty screws, especially those used at the little door retainer clips. Be really careful not to bend the recess door spring - it's easy to do (I bent the new one, and reused the old one).

Water filter needed replacement

  • Customer: Natalia from Mount Pleasant SC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the old filter. Filled the new one with water and put it in theplace of an old one. Flushed the system with 1 gallon of water.

Poor water and ice taste, filter a few years old.

  • Customer: David from San Antonio TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Very simple, I followed instructions sent with the filter. Twisted old filter clockwise 1/4 turn to remove. Filled new filter with water, lined up arrow on filter to arrow on refrigerator, and then turned 1/4 turn counterclockwise. Filter raised and seated itself. Wiped few drops of water from refrigerator shelf.

replaced filter

  • Customer: donnie from metairie LA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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none required

Water dispenser not working and water leaking into freezer

  • Customer: GEORGE from YORKTOWN HEIGHTS NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
After identifying a likely solution using other stories on this site, I ordered the replacement valve. Very easy to repair. Just move fridge, unscrew cover in lower rear and change out part located right behind cover. I decided to change the filter at the same time because I didn't know the last time it was done. It could probably be done in 5 minutes, but if your like me you clean everything while its apart.

Filter needed replacing

  • Customer: W Craig from Diamondhead MS
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Folowed instructions

Water Filter Red Light

  • Customer: Charles from Foresthill CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Replaced Water Filter (twist off old filter; twist on new.)

There is no problem since it is time to change filter.

  • Customer: Dorothy from San Antonio TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Just turn the cartilage out and put the new one. Very simple

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

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

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:
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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 HSS25IFMBWW
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