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HSM25GFTASA Hotpoint Refrigerator - Instructions

All installation instructions for HSM25GFTASA parts

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All Instructions for the HSM25GFTASA
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bad design from GE auger not strong enough

  • Customer: Michael from Milton, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
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Removed three phillips head screws, I used a butter knife vice a flat head screw driver to slip between the housing and turn unit, the knife is thinner. Left hand threads on the holding nut turn off. Take off turning fingers, place in order. To ensure the problem does not happen again do not buy any more G E products. This is the fourth time I had to fix this problem in three years. The whole ice making system is poorly designed.

Smelled electrical/plastic burning. Pulled out refrigerator and noticed small flame near compressor.

  • Customer: MARTIN from RIVER FALLS, WI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Unplugged refrigerator. Removed relay by unclipping wire and pulling relay off compressor. Looked-up part number and ordered part. Replaced part and plugged in refrigerator.

The plastic blades on the auger were broke

  • Customer: Debi from Texarkana, TX
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the video online that related to the parts that I needed to repair. I used a putty knife to insert between the sides of the housing unit to be able to remove it. That was probably the most difficult step. The auger came right out and I was able to replace it with the new one. Of course, reassembly was much easier.

Ice maker quit makeing ice

  • Customer: Dickei from Sugar Land, TX
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Wathched the video and it was done in less than 15 min making ice again no problem

Howling/groaning noise from fan in rear of freezer

  • Customer: Peter from Saint Cloud, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I decided to replace motor and fan, having previously altered/trimmed the fan which stopped the howling but caused a vibration. Unplug from mains. Clear out two top shelves in freezer. Remove light cover. Remove two screws(1/4 driver)at top of steel panel in rear of compartment and let it drop. Remove two screws above light. Pry up section above light/fan housing to access two screws retaining the light/fan assembly, loosen screws sufficiently so that assembly can be lifted and removed. Disconnect wiring plug by pinching in the sides of the plug and pulling out. Pull fan off motor shaft. Remove two screws clamping motor. Cut cable tie and molded wiring grommet to free wiring. The existing light wires can be removed from the old plug by carefully cutting around the old plug to free the pins and then pushing the pins into the new plug. Reverse procedure to assemble.

no ice being produced & on Hot point dbl sided frig panel between freezer & frig very warm

  • Customer: TIMOTHY from SPRING VALLEY, CA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Water still came out the front when pressed, but no ice. After removing the Ice container, & the top shelf I noted the icemake inlet was iced over. I turned off the icemaker, turned down the freezer temp, & allowed Ice to melt, but problem returned. I next removed the back bottom cover & cleaned the condenser coils, & drain pan; they were extremely dirty. Then I noticed the condensor fan was not on. After getting the nomenclature plate info off the condenser fan motor I left the back cover off, & put an external fan to blow on the coils as a temporaty fix until I could get the part & replace it. During that time the refrig functioned normally. 3 days later my condenser fan motor I ordered from Parts Select arrived & I installed it.

refriger warm

  • Customer: chol from Glenview, IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
replace sensor in refriger.

Water dispenser quit working.

  • Customer: Ralph from Spring Valley, CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required:
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Defrosted the fridge.

left rail was broken

  • Customer: Ann from Portland, OR
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
bought new left rail removed old one with a screw driver and replaced with the new one

the brain died

  • Customer: Anthony from Brooklyn, NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
it was very simple to replace 3screws to remove cover 1 screw to disconnect ground 4 prongs squeezed to remove board and then disconnect the plugs and thats it thank u again

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.

Freezer coils icing up and temperature warm

  • Customer: Kaylene from Pleasant Grove, UT
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I had a frig several years ago do the same thing -- freezer coils icing up and temperature warm. I had watched the repairman come in and take the back off the freezer and install some part, I knew not what. So I got on YouTube and four this website with instructions and directions of how the put the part in and which part it was. I am good at trouble shooting and was very comfortable after watching the video of what to order. I ordered the part. The instructions were clear. After the coils had thawed, it took less than 30 minutes to install the new part. I installed a Defrost Heater. My refrigerator has worked ever since. I am not a mechanic nor a fixer upper. I am a 60 year old female school teacher.

clicking sound/refrig too cold

  • Customer: Theodore from Ringoes, NJ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced main control board by following video indtructions and it solved the problem. New parts arrived in two days. I'm very happy with the outcome and glad to have found this website.

Freezer back iced over and would not cool

  • Customer: Herbert from BELFAIR, WA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced the Defrost Thermostat and the Defrost Heater.

circut board keeps burning out...

  • Customer: Robert from Newark, NJ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
my cousin did it for me... he did it for me last time this happened which was exactly 2 years ago...too bad they don't make things like they used to years ago...
All Instructions for the HSM25GFTASA
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