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HSS25IFMCWW Hotpoint Refrigerator - Instructions

All installation instructions for HSS25IFMCWW 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 auger and broken deflector

  • Customer: George from Talladega, AL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Pull ice tray out, empty it, let it warm up. Unscrew two top screws, manipulate with ease on the separator (no screws attached there), pull separator out upwards and at the same time, pull out auger with ease. Pry lock washer off on auger, separate piece by piece in order. With new auger in place, reverse in order to put all back in together, finally place lock washer in groove and snap it to lock. The deflector pin was pulled out with pliers. With new deflector in place, push pin back in with pliers, too. Ease auger back into the separator and slide down the separator with ease. Screw two screws back on.

broken auger

  • Customer: Ryan from Brighton, MI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable), Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
i followed the repair video that was included with my order. i could have done it without the video, then again i could have made a mess out of the repair. the video was greatly appreciated and i played it back and forth until the auger was fixed. frig works like new........... thanks. you got my loyalty for a long time.

The ice/water dispenser would leak water and sometimes not dispense water.

  • Customer: David from Carrollton, TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
unplug, remove front selector button panel by gently pulling outward at bottom, unplus the 3 connectors on the back. Remove the 4 screws on the corners of the shoot/despenser structure. gently pull out the structure watching how the wires are routed. Unscrew the 3 solonoid screws hold the ice flap open and remove the solonoid/plunger set. Remove the right pivot holder plate and slide the ice door set to the right and remove. clean the mold build up with clorox and wipe dry. Assemble in reverse order paying attention to the way the return spring is placed on the ice door hinge. make sure the setup moves freely and can snap closed on it's own spring tension. route the wires in the same way they came from the factory, attach screws/wire connectors, pushon the front button plate and your done.

Freezer was Frosting up and fresh food was too cold

  • Customer: Randy from Lancaster, OH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the videos before I received my parts. I thawed the freezer out, removed the panel in the back. Cut the wires to the defrost thermostat and spliced the new one on with wire nuts and tape. Then I did the same for the temp. sensor. Put it all back together. Now the freezer isn't running all the time. I set the temperatures back to normal and it seams to be fine.

Auger blades had broken off

  • Customer: DARLENE*WHITE from CROSS, SC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Replace old auger with new one.

No Dispensed Water Or Ice, Repeated Clicking Sound, Compressor Not Running

  • Customer: Dewey from Madison, AL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed power, removed control panel cover, removed control board, installed new control board.

Plastic part of icemaker broke

  • Customer: Robert from Glen Ellyn, IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the video and then read the instructions. Emptied and cleaned freezer compartment. Removed old unit and removed part of old unit to be used in new installation. I then installed the new unit and turned the water back on. I let the unit produce over night and through the first batch of ice away. Because of the various regrigerators this ice maker was used I had a little confusion recognizing our model, but worked through this problem useing some common sense. All around I'm very satisfied with the results.

Broken auger, plastic in ice bucket

  • Customer: Craig from Katy, TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Simple easy to follow instruction, very easy removal and installation. But for someone without mechanical skill, I dont see it being as easy as it was for me.

Large pieces of plastic started showing up in the ice.

  • Customer: Philip from Sierra Vista, AZ
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I determined that the auger was broken. But with company coming in a week I did not want to take a chance with needing additional parts. I simply ordered the whole assembly. It arrived in plenty of time and installing it was easy. Take it out of the box, rinse it out with warm soap and water, dry it out, remove the old bucket and slide the new one in its place. Absolutely no problem! I was surprised on how well the new ice dispenser worked after the swap. My old one must have been broken for some time.

Flapper on ice dispenser wouldn't close after dispensing ice.

  • Customer: Thomas from Manassas, VA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
When I clicked on the part to see it's description the pop up window included a youtube video on how to install the part. The video was right on the mark. Very easy installation. Phillips screwdriver was the only tool needed. Repair performed in less than 15 minutes. I have used this site before and it has been extremely helpful in saving me money by doing the repairs myself instead of paying an arm and a leg for a repairman to do it.

Erratic evaporator fan and compressor operation

  • Customer: Thomas from Midlothian, VA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
We had been told at some point the main control board would need replacement, due to various system issues with the refrigerator. The total repair cost would have been close to $400. The cost of the board was less than half of that cost. The instructions provided by PartSelect were very good. There was also a video of a similar model of refrigerator that outlined and showed every thing step by step. I removed the screws from the access panel in the back of the unit. unplugged the electrical plugs, removed the board. Installed the new board, reinstalled the plugs (all were idiot proof as PartSelect indicated), reinstalled the access panel and plugged the refrigerator back in. It has worked like new since install. This is an excellent website and service. I will use it again as needed with all my appliances.

The Auger had broken in the ice maker so ice would not dispense

  • Customer: Brian from Albuquerque, NM
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I ordered the part and was sent a link to a video that did a great step by step visual of the repair. I had my laptop and played the video ( paused a few times to catch up) and had the repair done within an about 30-45 minutes. The video covered everything that needed to be done it was great.

Ice maker leaking

  • Customer: Don from Horseshoe Bay, TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Quite easy. Turn off water supply and turn off ice maker at switch inside freezer. Unscrew the old unit, separate the electrical connection, and pull it out. New unit comes with parts that do not fit my refrigerator, so visually examine the new and old units, reuse any needed parts from the old unit, such as plastic water ramp. Reconnect the electrical connector, and screw it back in. Turn water supply back on and then turn ice maker back on at switch inside freezer. Discard unused parts. Wait up to 24 hours for new ice cubes to be made.

cover would not come off

  • Customer: dan from Cape san blas, FL
  • Difficulty: Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the cover installed parts. Parts were very simple cover was a major problem. Instructions stated "simply remove cover by pushing on cover and clips will release" They dont and cover broke.

Water valve would not completely close

  • Customer: Carlos from Whittier, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Wrench (Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed lower back grill panel with 5/16th nut driver, removed water valve with nut driver, removed inlet water line with adjustable wrench, removed two water oulet lines by pushing in bushings and pulling on water lines by hand. installed new water valve and attached water lines, secured new valve to back of fridge and re-attached back panel.
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