Question about Refrigerators
We have had this fridge for a while and it was used when we got it... so it's been around the block. Recently i went to close the door and it bounced back open, about an inch... No big deal, but then it continued to do this so I had to keep pulling it closed. Then one day it was impossible to close and open, it was like I was lifting the entire door to get it opened and closed. How can I fix this? I thought it was the cable, because it has a little slack it it but now im not so sure... If it is the cable how do I replace it?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: freezer door rubbing
take the freezer door off and put a washer or two on the bottom hinge. sometimes there are extra plastic washers on the top hinge that you can move to the bottom to lift it up.
also check if the hinge is bent or loose, as this may cause the problem.
Posted on Jun 28, 2008
This problem was posted in the wrong section. My model didn't have it's own, so its in ABB1927DE Bottom Freezer Refrigerator - perhaps you could create a section for it.
As it turns out, I looked more closely at the baskets inside. We had noticed that if the top basket was slid all the way forward when we closed the door that it would close better. So I looked to see if they or the slides were out of alignment. They seemed ok, but then I saw that the way the bottom basket was hanging didn't seem right - it was not quite nestled into it's retainer slot. I took the baskets out and turned the bottom one around. It fit perfectly into it's retainer slot. I then replaced the top one (it was already in correctly) and closed the door. It sealed correctly the first time. I tested it several times after that and it sealed tightly. Closing the top door did not make it unseal as it had done before.
Posted on Jan 23, 2009
Your pushing air from the fridge part over to the freezer door when you clos it,the only thing i can suggest is make sure that the seal (which is magnetic) is clean and not falling apart,inspect it all around the door,and when closing the door i would close it gently.
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Posted on Feb 27, 2009
Mine was doing the same thing. I took it in and watched them fix it and first they steam cleaned the area under the floor where the rollers are. Then they took a spray and lubricated the rollers and the track where the rollers are. then they cleaned the brass connectors on the side of the door where the safety pins touch. I could have saved ALOT of money doing this myself. I hope this helps!
Posted on May 12, 2009
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