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Why does this happen & how can I resolve this? Whenever I close the refrigerator door, the freezer door props open.

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Shirlee, you might not have the refer leveled right. The doors should close by themselves when released. Have someone bring the front levelers down so it is pitched back a little. This should eliminate the freezer door staying open. This is caused by the rush of air from the lower compartment to the upper compartment during closing.

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