Question about Hotpoint HSS25IFMCC / HSS25IFMWW Side by Side Refrigerator
Hotpoint HSS251FMDWW stopped cooling, repairman replaced defrost heating coil, big ice build up, said air couldn't circulate to cool. fridge seemed to come back around for a few days, now seems to be inefficiently cooling on the fridge side. freezer is still making ice, but frost/snow seems to be forming on back freezer wall again. next move?
Either the repair guy did not wire up the heater correctly or he replaced the wrong part, if the heater was good it was likley to be the defrost thermostat...I would call the repair guy back to check.
Posted on Jun 23, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Sep 28, 2016 | Hotpoint Refrigerators
Feb 06, 2016 | Refrigerators
So first thing you try is , perform,
manual defrost reset procedure.---------
The manual defrost
reset procedure is as follows : ----
First unplug the unit from main power outlet. Then empty whole unit completely. Then keep both the doors open. Wait for 24 hours. All the ice collected on the coils and in the freezer section will get melted. Clean the water from the sections. Then Connect the power cord of the unit to main power outlet after 24 hours/.Then set the temperature to normal in both fridge and freezer section. Then check,if same frost is getting collected, then its defrost problem,. If it's again building up ice that means the unit is not defrosting. It's starting the cooling procedure, and then while defrosting, it's not working. The defrost assembly consists of three main parts. The defrost thermostat, the defrost heater and defrost board. Any of the one is not functioning. When thermostat sense the maximum cooling, it triggers the defrost heater to start heating and this defrosts the ice collected on the coils and the system works. Both thermostat and heater are controlled by defrost board. First the thermostat and defrost heater to be checked, if both check ok by meter and visually, then its defrost board causing the problem. You can get required parts from from online sites like: --- www.repairclinic.com or from searspartsdirect online site. --------- This should help.Thanks.Helpmech.
Sep 18, 2011 | Kenmore Refrigerators
Feb 25, 2011 | Hotpoint Freezers
Check out these tips...they can help you figure out what is going wrong with your refrigerator and why it is not cooling
Refrigerator not Cooling or Fridge not Cooling
How to Defrost Refrigerator Defrost Timer Problem
Water Running in refrigerator from Freezer
Feb 25, 2011 | Refrigerators
Jul 13, 2010 | Hotpoint (HSM25IFTSA) Side by Side...
Aug 17, 2009 | KitchenAid Superba Architect KSCS25INSS...
Aug 17, 2009 | Refrigerators
Mar 29, 2009 | Hotpoint HSS25GFP Side by Side...
511 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: