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Doors do not hold seal. IClose bottom door and top door may lose seal or vice vers. I come to open door and It is ajar. Sometimes closed but not firmly.ya

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Hi thanks for the question. tilt the fridge back . Unscrew the legs, so that the fridge is now higher . this will make the doors heavier . and will close better . thanks the appliance doc

Posted on Oct 06, 2008

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tough job there , you must get a hair dryer and carefully heat gasket until it seals properly. some gaskets take hours to get to seal right.
Phil

Posted on Jun 10, 2009

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remove both crisper pans and check the return are duct opennings. next check if there's a built up frost/ice on the rear wall of the frzr. is you frzr fan blowing air? if so, there's a small window inside the refrig's freshfood side back wall towards the cieling, make sure that's open.the cover should snap off. if window/damper is open, go ahead an pour hot water down the return air ducts behind the crisper pans. they look like grill slots in one or both coners

Posted on Jul 14, 2009

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SOURCE: right door pops ajar open when left side is shut

you need to replace the seal on that side of the door due to it being worn. The easiest way to replace the seal is to lift the seal up from the inside and you can see the little bolts (1/4 inch head) on the inside. These bolts run through a metal strip that in turn holds the seal down. Once you loosen (do not remove) these bolts you can pull slightly and the seal will come out from the metal flashing strip holding it down. Look at the seal and you will notice a small hump where it sat on the inside of the hump on the metal flashing when you see it you'll understand what I mean. Once the older seal is removed the new seal is ready for replacement. Hint: If you let the new seal sit out in the sun for an hour or so it will become soft and pliable and much easier to work with.
Reinstallation is just the opposite of removal.
To make sure you get the correct seal take the model and serial numbers to a appliance parts house and they should have one for replacement.

Good Luck on your repairs hope this helped

Dave

Posted on Sep 02, 2009

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SOURCE: french doors - when you close one side the other pops open

This is normal operation,the new units are very efficient and air tight so when you close one door especially hard you are forcing air into the inside that has to escape somewhere therefor it forces the door that is stationary open just enough for the air to escape,as long as the door closes back afterward you have no problem if the door opens and swings out,then you would have a leveling problem the fridge would be leaning too far to the front. 

Posted on Sep 27, 2009

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