Question about Refrigerators

1 Answer

I need to replace the door gasket. what type of silicone should i use?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 306 Answers

No need to use silicone just take loose the screws going around the bulb of the gasket and pull out old and insert new. Be sure to remove door from unit whole lot easier. Set on saw horse's and should only take a hour.

Posted on May 11, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How to repair a lg dryer dlex3470v


See the groove on the edge where the gasket fits onto the door? As you peel away the gasket, you'll see how you need to thread the gasket onto the door flange so that the gasket will fit properly.

Use a silicone-based spray on lube to help it slide back on. Start at the top & work your way around the edge pressing the gasket groove onto the metal as you go. You might not even need a new gasket unless it is damaged.

Aug 14, 2014 | Dryers

2 Answers

Water is flowing enen though the the lid is up


Try running some cleaner through the system. May have to do this a couple of times depending on the type of water you have.

Aug 20, 2013 | Bunn BTX-B ThermoFresh 10-Cup Home Thermal...

1 Answer

Changing thermostat v6


drain coolant until its below the thermostat.then remove two thermostat housing bolts.remove thermostat housing and thermostat.make note position of thermostat before removing it.then carefully clean all old gasket material from thermostat housing and cylinder block you can buy can gasket remover at any auto parts stores.buy new thermostat gasket.if you have the paper type you need to buy RTV SILICONE to help seal gasket if you have rubber type gasket you dont need RTV SILICONE.make sure both surfaces are clean.then install new thermostat and new gasket.if you have paper type gasket apply thin 1/16 coat RTV SILICONE both sides thermostat gasket.then install gasket to thermostat housing then install housing to cylinder block first make sure new thermostat in place before installing thermostat housing. let RTV silicone sit up about hour before adding coolant.IF THERMOSTAT HAS THE O RING SEAL DONT NEED RTV SILICONE AND THE PAPER GASKET.

Jul 01, 2013 | Mercury Sable Cars & Trucks

3 Answers

Rear Door seal water leak


If silicon is working,I would go with it,silicone last a long time and it's working.

Dec 25, 2012 | 2001 Toyota Sienna

1 Answer

Just got cx500 custom 1981 leaking oil when i start up from small hole on side of cylinder what do i do


If the oil leak is coming out of the spark plug drain hole , the inner valve cover seal is leaking or not installed correctly. Take out the two bolts holding on the valve cover and remove the cover. If the valve cover gasket has silicone on it , pick off all the silicone and put the gasket and cover back on. That should fix the problem. Silicone on the type of gasket can make it leak. If the gasket is hard or cracked replace the soft rubber gasket and put it on by itself with no extra sealant.

Dec 24, 2010 | 1982 Honda CX 500 B

2 Answers

We have a 5 ring Lofra oven (all gas) and live in spain and the seal on the oven door has perished - we need to replace it but it seems Lofra UK has gone bust and from reading reports, Italy is not helpful...


There are many types of seals that can be used which are universal and not specific. You must check with the Kitchen appliances spare parts dealer for assistance. Take along the sample of the gasket to get a look alike type.
Also there are many available in shops that sell penumatic tubings specially silicon gaskets. Only the groove need to match with the heat resistance characteristics.

Sep 15, 2010 | Ovens

2 Answers

Water leaks from the door of countertop model on


My older model had cheap plastic type rivets around the window. Of course they broke and water leaked out the window. I took the door apart and put in a new gasket the siliconed the heck out of it!
Put dishwasher on a counter or floor and put a nice thick phonebook under neath the opened door for support. Carefully replace window with gasket and a bead of silicone. Put enough weight on top to press it down and seal it. Leave for 24-48 hrs. I've replaced the window 3 times and this fix has lasted 2 years now. total cost about $10 and a little effort. make sure you use heat tolerant silicone.

Dec 22, 2009 | Danby DDW497W 22 in. Countertop Dishwasher

2 Answers

Valve cover gasket and grammets


nonono on silicone if silicone is a must use an ultra black not a rtv silicone

May 08, 2009 | 2000 Ford Focus

1 Answer

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


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

Nov 18, 2008 | Kenmore 64522 Top Freezer Refrigerator

Not finding what you are looking for?
Refrigerators Logo

Related Topics:

51 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Refrigerators Experts

John Tripp
John Tripp

Level 3 Expert

4654 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75197 Answers

Brian Coughlan

Level 2 Expert

275 Answers

Are you a Refrigerator Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...