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Can't get door back on

I had to remove the door to get it into my new house, but now cannot get it back on. Feeling kind of silly and very frustrated at this point.......
Please help?!?

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  • greenleaf5 Nov 20, 2008

    I think I may have broken the hinge on the right side; I got the left side connected back on, but the right one won't sit right and now it keeps falling off every time I open the door.

    I'm going to call to see if someone can come and fix it.

  • greenleaf5 Feb 19, 2009

    I had to hire someone to fix my door. They took the whole door apart and found that the spring on the right side that controls the door (keeps it from dropping open) had deteriorated and needed to be replaced. While they were at it, they also replaced the entire hinge on that side, since I'd bent it after using it for about a year without a spring. It cost about $250 to repair, because it took so long to take the door apart, and then re-assemble it. If you had the patience, you might be able to do it yourself, you'd need to order a new spring and potentially a new hinge, if yours is damaged. Just make sure you remember how to put the door back together once the spring is replaced! lucas 186 gives you a very good description of how to re-attach the door.

  • agdesilva Feb 25, 2009

    Lucas186 thank you soooo much. This solution allowed me to get my DCS door on and save a service call. Sooo, either you work for DCS, perhaps designed the hinge (which after using your technique is admirable) or you repair DCS.

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This technique is for a DCS range. On the hinge flanges their are two parts to each side. The lower flange has a little clip on it that attaches to the upper flange. To attach these bend these by laying the door down with the inside of the door up and using a rag or something to pad the palm of your hand, press the upper flange down till it meets the lower flange then hinge the clip up (that is on the lower one) and attach it on to the upper one. Do this on both sides then pick up door and slide the flanges into the slots on the range till they meet resistance. Bend the door down slightly, release the clips and close the door. If this doesn't work the first time, repeat process with different door angle. Be careful not to force anything, this is actually easier than it appears.

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  • john Jan 30, 2012

    We had to use this method today. It worked. We struggled for hors before someone said lets look on the internet for an answer. Although I wasn't able to make the chicken parm today I am so thankful we were able to get the door back on and didn't have to call a service man. by the way, the door was taken off because my sons ipod touch slid underneath the stove and he tried to lift it to retrieve it.

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