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My French door refrigerator,model #MF12568AEQ, will not close properly the right door pops open when you close when you close the left and stays open. The alarm does not sound. the refrigerator is 6 years old. this problem just started a month ago and seem to be getting worse. Help!

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Check if it is level on foot may be loose.

Posted on Oct 15, 2013

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Try to raise by adjust the 2 front footing slightly higher than the back, this will tilt the unit slightly backwards. That will help the door to close back by itself.

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SOURCE: after 6 years the right

Either the door gasket has worn out and it should be replaced with a new one
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or there is something that is pushing on the door frame or the shelves that is preventing the door from closing. If you are sure that nothing inside the fridge is badly seated then the problem must be on the inside of the door frame - humidity has got in and has made the insulation swell and buckle the internal panel. To fix that the entire fridge will have to be dismantled, the insulation dried and packed back in its place - a job for a pro, you will have to call one.

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