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I have a 2003 Kenmore full fridge and the door will not close correctly. When closed, the hinge is on the left, the bottom right lower side and corner are about 1 full centimeter from being sealed. There is a gap and I am not sure how to correct it. It seems like the door may have warpped.

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  • dwpetker May 12, 2009

    Thanks for that. I went and checked all that and it seems to be all in the right places. I even took it all right out and tried to close the door, no difference. I notice the moulding has a crack in it running for about a foot up and down along the side of it about half way up the door. Would new moulding make a difference.

    When the door is closed the top of the door is 7/8th of an inch away from the fridge, the bottom of the door is1 and 1/8th away from the fridge in the closed position and hence the gap at the bottom of the door

  • dwpetker May 19, 2009

    Thanks very much for your help and ideas. Much apreciated. I have now ordered a new gasket. Thanks again for your great help and ideas.

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The first thing you need to cheak is if your crisper shelf is in place at the bottom .At times it will pop out or if you clean your crispers you put it back wrong.And the crisper will push at the bootom of the door causing it to not seal properly hope i helped:)

Posted on May 12, 2009

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    tom wright May 12, 2009

    Another thing you can try is losen the top hinge screws and then move the door around till it is straight and if that does not work try a hair dryer but be carfull that you do not melt it hold it far enough so it will not get to hot..Also cheak on the insaide part of door gaskit and see if there are screw there if so losen them all and then close the door and see if the inner door liner pushes your gaskit inplace Then carefully open the door and tighten them all back up Note do not remove the screws around gaskit just losen.Hope this helps if not you would need a new gaskit.Just give your local appliance parts place a call and give then your model # that is located on the top left insiade the fridge

  • tom wright
    tom wright May 19, 2009

    you are welcome always a great feeling to help :)

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