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Refrigerator gasket cement (what is it so I can buy it)

Been looking on sites all over, and been finding references to gasket cement to help seal the refrigerator gaskets, but can't find anything similarly named. So what material is it made of so i can find a similar generic material

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Ill assume there is a tear in the gasket? if this is the case you can mend a tear with regular clear(or white) g.e. 100%silicone. apply a little silicone n the seam where the tear is and close the door overnight allowing the silicone to set up. it will remain flexible enought to compensate for the door opening and closing

Posted on Nov 18, 2008

  • Elsie Winstead Oct 09, 2010

    I believe some refrigerator manufacturers specify that you apply silicone on the area before putting the new gasket in place.

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Every time I open the refrigerator door, I have water in the egg baskets on the door and water dripping down from the top.


Hello David McCullough,

Welcome to FIXYA... your question is so well posed and nomenclature very complete.... Allowed me to took up your parts availability (they are available (see below))...!!

Happily...
The first site I looked at also has an "instruction" video.

Keep in mind even if you buy a NEW SEAL... It will come folded up in a box... and you will have to manipulate it to assure full contact... So watch the video... see what they do... and when all is said-n-done... square, clean & true...

The important thing you need to know right now is your issue is a simple air Leak... If you have not moved the refrigerator... and no children are using it (rather than the drawer trick) to get to the counter-top (cookie jar)...

You need only CHECK the condition of your seal.

If it is clean, supple without any cracks... It probably only needs to be "ENCOURAGED" to CONTINUE it's faithful service... It has a magnetic edge that aides it to seal (weak... but there)

Be sure to check the BOTTOM of the seal first... if there is any food or fudge down there it will keep even the WELL-ALIGNED door from sealing... (or pizza box... (etc.)).

Once you are sure the seal is worth keeping: clean it with only a DAMP cloth and as much soap as you can lather on your hand from BAR SOAP... If it has kitchen grease on it use a pinch of baking dry soda and a soft toothbrush...

Also check the gasket actually touches the METAL (top) part of the refrigerator housing... a small $6 part can allow the door to drop enough to create this issue...

Finally if everything looks fine... do the "dollar-bill" test.
(brown bag paper is just as good & a lot more sanitary)...

Pull a piece of paper... the dimensions of a dollar bill by opening the door... and closing it on the "dollar"... going fully around the entire door you should feel equal pressure all around...

(all around)

Too tight means the door needs to be adjusted (refer to your owners manual"

Too loose... what you are MOST LIKELY going to find on the gasket above you "egg baskets" ...

ELSE your door has dropped...

You either need the door closer kit ($6) or to simply raise the door so the MAGNET (inside the gasket) is in contact with the METAL refrigerator case.

If it is in alignment... but loose SIMPLY CUT A SODA STRAW
(or a little wadded up SOFT plastic wrap) for the length of the looseness... pick up the INSIDE EDGE OF THE GASKET ... and train the gasket to get closer...

Remove the straw when the NATURAL MAGNETIC attraction works again (a few weeks).

Hope this helps!

Door kit
http://www.appliancepartspros.com/whirlpool-door-closure-kit-r0181181-ap4247867.html

Door Gasket
http://www.appliancepartspros.com/whirlpool-gasket-door-f-2188450a-ap3092355.html#autoplay

Other sources (besides SEARS ... same parts... more $$$$)
PartSelect Appliance Parts and Repair Help
repairpartsclinic.com
http://repairpartsclinic.com/
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It's stopped completely
It's not cool
Cooling is poor
It's noisy
It leaks
The freezer compartment is icing up
The food in the refrigerator freezes
There's water dripping inside the refrigerator
The refrigerator never cycles off
The ice maker has a problem
There's an ice- or water-dispensing problem

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look in the yellow pages (business directory ) for refrigerator repairs or refrigerator door seals
Note here - although you may contemplate doing the job your self , some old seals are glued in and need knowledge as how to remove it , and the door will some times go out of shape when the door shelves panel is removed so it is best to get in a professional to do the job

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mfr., model? seems like you wanted door gasket. picture attached is for reference only


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Do a Google search and include the make,model and which gasket you are looking for; something like this:
Kenmore model 665 door gasket
You will find a number of sellers and you may have to re-enter the same information in the seller's website search box.
Sometimes they will only show the seller's part number and sometimes they will also lidt the manufacturer's part number.

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The rubber lining on the inside of the refrigerator door is split. the door shuts and seals but this rubber but the it is doesn't have much life left in it. Can I replace it?


Chuck:

Been there, done that. I'm not a trained repairman, but I've done a number of door gasket replacements. They usually just pull out of a groove and you push the new one into the groove. Look online at the repair parts sites and you will be able to find an exploded view of the door (and entire refrigerator). If the drawing doesn't have any screws attaching the door seal, then you're almost home free. I made a quick look at http://www.repairclinic.com and saw that they want about $125 for both seals (plus shipping). Good luck.

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