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Door sags so it does not close without lifting. Can it be adjusted?

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    How would you know it is the right position if you are holding it open. Jassmine

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If you have access to the screws//bolts that are holding it in place, ask someone to hold it into the correct position (whilst open) and adjust it from there.

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If you're loading up the door with a large amount heavy items such as gallons of milk, water, juices, etc. - the door may be sagging on its hinges.

Typically, there are several screws that hold the top and bottom hinges to the fridge frame. While supporting the weight of the open door with blocks or books, check to see of the screws have loosened up or if the hinge has slipped on the fridge cabinet. It may be helpful to partially / fully unload groceries / liquids from the door.

You may be able to detect that something has happened if there is space between the top hinge and door. This suggests that the door has slipped slightly and may be rubbing on something. Look for scrapes, scratches and filings in the area of the bottom hinge. These are a tip off that something has changed. Try lifting the door up. Is there "play" between the hinges that allows the door to slide up and down? A little bit is normal, but too much indicates a sagging or bent (not common) hinge. You may have to lift and support the door to take up the "play"; then loosen the bottom hinge's screws and slide the hinge up until it is snug against the bottom of the door. Tighten the screws firmly to hold the hinge in place. This should lift the door back to where it was (or close to it) and prevent any rubbing or scraping that may have been happening before.

Lastly, make sure that the doors seals haven't shifted or become damaged in such a way as to interfere with the door closing completely. Good luck!

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I did my own search for the same problem and saw Dougs question and lack of a solution. I have the same sagging door problem and was looking for a fix.
First, when I removed the weight of the items from inside the door, the door closes properly. This means that the door is not very sturdy and cannot hold the weight of items placed on door shelving. There are NO adjustment mechanisms on the door hinges either. Bad on Amana. The GOOD NEWS is that I fixed the problem.
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sometimes these dooors tend to sag, the hinges cant take as much as the manufacturer claimes,
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JUST LOOSEN DO NOT REMOVE
with the upper hing loose you should be able to left the door slightly on the corner it drags, ther ewont be much room but you should get enough play to allow the door to close properly
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hi Step 1: If the door won't shut tightly, tip the refrigerator slightly backward by propping up the front of the unit or unscrewing the front leveling legs two complete turns. Experiment with this adjustment until the door stays closed, but don't tip the unit very far out of front-to-back level.

Step 2: If leveling doesn't work, tighten the hinge screws. You may have to open the door (especially the freezer door) to turn these screws. On some units, you may have to remove a hinge cap or trim to reach the screws; pry off the cap or trim with a screwdriver. Sagging and looseness can be corrected by shimming the door hinges. Loosen the hinge and place a hinge-shaped cardboard shim between the hinge and the door. Then tighten the hinge again. Sagging may also be caused by a wrongly placed shim. In this case, you can correct the problem by removing the shim. Experiment with the shims; you may be able to eliminate the sagging.

Step 3: If the door is warped, tighten the screws that hold the inner door shell to the outer door shell. You may have to change or adjust the door gasket after making this adjustment.

Step 4: Check the catch. Newer units have a magnetic catch on the door. If the door doesn't latch properly, remove the magnetic strike from the inner door shell and shim it slightly with a piece of thin cardboard. You may have to adjust the gasket to conform with the new shim.

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