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CSF20EAB Hotpoint Refrigerator - Instructions

All installation instructions for CSF20EAB 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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slides were broken and draws cracked

  • Customer: Paula from Boca Raton, FL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Emptied the old draws and removed the old sliders. Took time to screw the new ones in. The draws are not as nice as the original ones.

Door closing cams broken

  • Customer: Daniel from Phoenix, AZ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
This job would have gone a lot faster if my father, Daniel Stewart would have let me replace it. He has trouble seeing and moves very slow. However, I have learned to be very, very patient. LOL!! One thing, I only ordered 1 because we thought that was all that was needed. It required two. Both were worn out. I do not have the model number off hand, it is a side by side, 16 years old.

broken cam riser on the bottom of the door

  • Customer: Charles from Anaheim, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I ordered a cam riser for the refrigerator door. I watched the "how to" video the day I ordered the part. It took about a week to get the part, but I was ready when it arrived. The 'how to' video was a big help. It showed me how to take off the door and replace the part. The process was quite simple! Oh! Don't forget to turn the refrigerator on again!

failed light switch

  • Customer: Jules from Crowley, LA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I started removing the switch by prying on the right side with a screwdriver, when it emerged enough I used pliers to finish removing it. I then unpluged rhe wires from the bad switch and pluged them on the new switch and "poped" it into the hole.

no light in freezer

  • Customer: christopher from collegeville, PA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Connected the 2 wires and pushed in the switch until it clicked.

refig light did not work

  • Customer: paul from east hanover, NJ
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
per your instructions

Broken drawer slide

  • Customer: Jay from Turlock, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced broken part with new slide using 2 screws & screwdriver.

Noisy fan

  • Customer: Robert L. from Eldred, PA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Emptied freezes, turned off power, took floor of freezer out [4 screws ], took two screws out of fan mounts and replaces fan. Reassembled by reverse process. Simple

The rail that holds the drawer cracked

  • Customer: Joyce from Bloomsburg, PA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Just used a screw driver to remove the old part and install the new one. The gal on the phone from parts select was excellent helping me find the correct part. Highly recommend this web site.

Inside of refrigerator very hot

  • Customer: Edward from Mechanicsville, VA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Noticed the fan was not working properly and went online and found out that was the cause. I immediately ordered the part that night at 8:21pm and received the motor and fan blade the next day. I flipped the refrigerator on its side and removed the 3 hex bolts, took off the fan blade first and removed the wires from the motor. I put in the new motor and then added on the new blade and put the 3 hex bolts back on and the wires. The whole process took about 30 minutes. Piece of cake.

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
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
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

Door didn't shut cleaning, by itself

  • Customer: Jim from Wheaton, IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the video online, and said, "hey, I can do that." And yep, I did. I'm pretty comfortable with handyman work - but had never tackled a frig door before. The door closing cam that had completely come apart turned out to be straight forward to fix with the replacement part.

Fridge cam broke, door barely closed and crooked

  • Customer: Charles from RIO RANCHO, NM
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I followed your terrific video. I first got all tools ready, covered a table in cardboard, and removed food from the fridge door. I removed the cap and screws on top of the door hinge. Lifting the door off was simple, and after laying the door on the table, the retaining screw was easily loosened, and the cam screw removed. The only problem was that half the thin gasket under the broken cam was missing. No new gasket came with the part. I wanted the new cam to lay flat, so I made a partial gasket from a matchbook cover and filled the gap. It all went back together quickly. Just have tools ready beforehand. Ten minute job, unless you have to make a new gasket or part of one. Thanks, guys.

Refrigerator door would not close completely.

  • Customer: Ronald from Reno, NV
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
1. Watched the video on how to make the repair. 2. Used the tools recommended. 3. Followed easy instructions as demonstrated on video, and Viola! It was repaired.

Freezer door would not close properly

  • Customer: Lynne from Toledo, OH
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Using the #2 Phillips screwdriver I removed the top hinge cover from the top of the freezer door. Next I used the 5/16 nut driver to remove the 2 bolts holding the top hinge in place. Once it was removed I was able to lift the door off the bottom hinge. Placing the door on a flat work surface I loosened the bottom bolt holding the cam in place. I next removed the bolt holding the hinge in place. I was then able to remove the broken cam and replace it with the new one. I then replaced the bottom bolt making sure the hole for the cam and the hole for the hinge are lined up. I then tightened the bottom hinge bolts. I carefully placed the door back on the bottom hinge and put the top hinge back on.
All Instructions for the CSF20EAB
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