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Freezer outer & inner liniers separated

The outer liner is molded to roll around the front & fit/adhere over the inner lining on the freezer front. For about 6" - 8" (vertical) the liners have pulled apart. What type of adhesive should I use to repair/glue the liners together? There is a clear sticky adhesive that is original - reminds me of silicone caulk. Sears Parts Direct does not carry the adhesive and their technicians are told they cannot answer questions on such a matter - I would have to make a service call.

I would greatly appreciate help.
Thank you.

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  • sjhigh1 Dec 29, 2008

    I appreciated the quick response; however, I have a couple questions...



    1. It is my understanding that different epoxys are made for specific surfaces/materials (such as concrete, glass, metal, etc.). What type of epoxy do I need?



    2, I don't think I would know a "good" epoxy from a not-so-good. Would you please give me a few brands to look for.



    I await your response. Thank you!

  • sjhigh1 Dec 31, 2008

    I appreciated the quick response; however, I have a couple questions...

    1. It is my understanding that different epoxys are made for specific surfaces/materials (such as concrete, glass, metal, etc.). What type of epoxy do I need?

    2, I don't think I would know a "good" epoxy from a not-so-good. Would you please give me a few brands to look for.

    I await your response. Thank you!

  • sjhigh1 Dec 31, 2008

    I appreciated the quick response; however, I have a couple questions...

    1. It is my understanding that different epoxys are made for specific surfaces/materials (such as concrete, glass, metal, etc.). What type of epoxy do I need?

    2, I don't think I would know a "good" epoxy from a not-so-good. Would you please give me a few brands to look for.

    I await your response. Thank you!

  • sjhigh1 Dec 31, 2008

    I appreciated the quick help. It will help me get a task off my list. Now I just need someone who has time to do it for me :-)!

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Hi
Liners are not able to be replaced. Will need to buy a new unit if the liner is a problem.

Posted on Dec 27, 2008

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    ABHISHEK.C Dec 27, 2008

    .You would be better served to remove the doors, ready fridge to move,( empty, un-plug ) . Remove front grille, un-plug wiring to door dispenser, follow water line and un-couple at water valve, then two people remove phillips screws from top of unit have second open door and lift off bottom hinge. you can then remove lower hinge if necessary for clearance.It took me longer to type than this process takes. And to remove handles involves removing door liners, don't go there.


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A good 2 part epoxy is all you need

Posted on Dec 27, 2008

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    Jay Glendenning Dec 31, 2008

    3m scotch-weld plastic adhesive



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