Models > KBFS25ETSS00 > Instructions

KBFS25ETSS00 KitchenAid Refrigerator - Instructions

All installation instructions for KBFS25ETSS00 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.

All Instructions for the KBFS25ETSS00
676-690 of 724
Search Instructions
Keep searches simple, eg. "belt" or "pump". Need help?

Refrigerator and freezer stopped cooling. Compressor pump not coming on

  • Customer: Joseph from North Anddover MA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I removed the cover panel. There is a clip that holds the relay and capacitor to the pump. Use a screwdriver to pry it off. Unplug the relay. The capacitor is plugged into the relay and they come together which was a surprise, I thought I only ordered the relay. Unplug a cable from the relay. Insert that cable into the new relay and plug it into the compressor. Reattach the clip. One be important instruction. Unplug the refrigerator for at least 8 hours before installation to allow the compressor to cool down. I tried first without allowing the compressor to cool and it did not work. After letting it cool I tried again and it worked like charm. Make sure the refrigerator is unplugged when doing the repair

Old ice maker worked irratically and finally quit for good.

  • Customer: Richard from Peoria AZ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I followed the video and advice from the many others on this site and only have a few additional comments. First, the decorative cover on the front of the old unit is held on with two plastic teeth on the top and bottom of the cover. This was not at all apparent and it took me awhile to figure it out. I used a sharp knife to pry up the top edge until the teeth lost their grip on the metal notches in the old unit. Second, don't try to pull the cables out of the front of the old unit before removing that cover. It is held in with a plastic snap that must be depressed after the cover is removed. The video does a good job explaining how to remove the old metal arm and attach it to the new unit so that it will recognize the ice level in the bucket. Finally, don't bother looking around the web site for a button that enables you to add to these comments. You'll be contacted by email in a week or two for that.

Switch didn't work

  • Customer: Don from Laramie WY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
followed the video as instructed. Saved two repairman calls, one to find the problem, one to install. Net savings was about $130.00

noisy

  • Customer: Alfred from Erie PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Popped the cover to expose the part. Then removed two screws and unplugged the part. Exchanged the new part for the old. Plugged the new part in and replaced the screws And the cover.

ice maker quit making ice

  • Customer: denton from grinnell IA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Unplugged the refrigerator.Removed the nut on the front bottom side from the support bracket with a nut driver.Pull down and out the old icemaker but not clear out to remove the electrical connector reaching to the back . Re-used the old front cover and the wire support clips and the wire connector assembly.Also put the shut off wire on the new icemaker.Re-installed in reverse sequence and waited for ice cubes to be made.Make sure the water line coming in the back goes to the ice tray.

Ice maker had been leaking for several months and needed replaced

  • Customer: Joe from Leonard TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I took the old part out and put the new one in and it works like it should. I loosened two screws and took one screw out with nutdriver. then I used the old wiring harness, bail and cover to finish.

The ice maker had been dripping and than stopped making ice. I worked with it and got it to work again for a few days and than the same problem occured.

  • Customer: Kathleen from Waller TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the video on line first. I shut off the power to the refreigerator. I took the one screw out on the bottom of the ice-maker and pushed up on the ice maker. Than I disconnected the power harness inside the refrigerator. I took it out and changed out the harness from the old one to the new one and also the bar that dumps the ice. I reconnectected the harness to the back of the refrigerator, made sure that the water spout lined up correctly. Pushed the ice maker down on the screws and reconnected the screw that I had removed. Waited about 1 hour and had ice cubes. This was an easy process after watching the video.

Tab on the end cap broke off

  • Customer: Bernard from Ashburn VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Remove the pantry drawer door, then remove the pantry drawer. Remove the 2 vegetable bins to gain rom to see and to ease access. Remove the 2 screws holding the end cap to the interior of the box. remove the slide from the end cap and place it on the new one. Reinstall the end cap being sure to have the tabs go into the slots at the back. Make sure the end cap also mates with the tab in the front, Reinstall the drawer and the bins and the pantry door.

The refrigerator side is too cold, ice maker and water do not work.

  • Customer: Dierdre from Brentwood NH
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I'm a pretty handy person generally but I had to call on my engineer neighbor to help. I've never soldered before so I didn't feel comfortable installing the thermistor. I had everything ready for him so all he did was cut the existing thermistor out, strip the wires on the replacement , solder and tape and he was seriously done in 10 minutes! I replaced everything and plugged the fridge in to find that my fridge still freezes everything. I have now ordered the damper control and gasket to hopefully fix this problem.

Filter stopped up. Causing the refrigerator to make a loud noise. water dispenser didn't work. less than 4.00 fixed all that

  • Customer: Rodney B. from Crestview FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Shut off water supply. filter is located in the upper right hand corner of the refrigerator on the inside. open the drop-down door. by hand pull the filter downward. then twist it to the left one quarter turn. it should pull out. I replaced it with a filter bypass plug. you can purchase a high quality filter to replace.it don't buy cheap filter.I made that mistake! hope this helps good luck!

Ice bin had been lost

  • Customer: Bruce from Fort Wayne IN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
1. Removed part from packaging. 2. Cleaned part with foodsafe cleaners. 3. Rinsed thoroughly. 4. Dried thoroughly to prevent frost. 5. Placed bin in freezer. 6. Turned on ice maker. 7. Waited. 8. Discarded first batch to clear supply line. 9. Waited. 10. Enjoyed ice. 11. Provided these inductions.

Needed an extra caddy for water bottles

  • Customer: Jim from Vancouver WA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Ordered and extra, very simple, nice product, all for 22 bucks...JH

Stop making Ice

  • Customer: Roslen from Antioch TN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Remove old part and replaced it.

Light in the refrigerator didn't work

  • Customer: Anthony from Fairport NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I did exactly as the video showed. I popped out the old switch, disconnected the two terminals, connected the new switch and put it back. The light now works! The refrigerator is over 25 years old and the switch works! What a great website this is. Couldn't of done the job without Partselect's help.

Ice maker was leaking water.

  • Customer: Curtis from Rock Rapids IA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed screw from bracket on bottom side of unit then loosened the two screws on top side. Lifted unit off the two upper screws unpluged wires took cover off and removed ice arm, reinstalled all on new unit and installed it back in freezer. Did this in less than 10 mns.
All Instructions for the KBFS25ETSS00
676-690 of 724