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The refrigerator door will not close on it's own properly. I have to push it to have it shut all the way. It hangs open at about a 45 degree angle (halfway) when the door cam makes contact with the lever assembly. It's as if the lever assembly has too much tension on it and is actually pushing back on the door. The cams look intact and have no damage to them. Could they be switched between the fresh food door and the freezer door? Is there something else going on here?

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    Evan Carter May 08, 2014

    Sorry, I'm a bit dim, can you please explain?

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It's easy job. All u need is x3 spinal. Then just tighten up bit from top of the door as well as bottom, make sure to disconnect the power before you attempt.

good luck

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  • Evan Carter
    Evan Carter May 08, 2014

    Sorry, I'm a bit dim, can you please explain? What's a x3 spinal? How does tightening up the bolts at the top and bottom of the door change the tension applied from the lever to the cam?

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My Kenmore Elite (Model 795.7755 3600), less than two years old, had the same problem. One morning I opened the doors to a hot fridge and burning plastic. The light housing was sizzling hot - much of the unit literally melting away. Another hour or two and it could have been much worse.

Called the 1-800 number listed in the fridge. After about 45 minutes of patient talking, I learned that Sears (or Kenmore) have issued what they refer to as a "flash warranty) on the light fixture kit (Kit # 6871JB1423N) which in effect, for this part only, extends the factory warranty from one year to three years. I may even be able to have a factory tech install the parts. Hope it works out.

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