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Whirlpool side by side refrigerator door not closing by itself. Ideas?

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The lower hinge on each door may have a door closing cam. It raises the door up ¼ inch when opening and this assist in closing the door. If it’s wore out and doesn’t work the door may not seal and the gasket can be damaged. Watch the operation of the door to see if it rises up when opened.

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Chech to be sure that the refrigerator is level and plumb. Adjust the levelers as necessary.

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Posted on Jul 12, 2009

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How do I get to the screws on my Whirlpool ED5GVEXVDOO I need to tighten the door handles


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Your model does not have screws to the handles you can see. With the door closed, use two hands and grip the handle, with a little force pull up on the door handle to release it, the screws you seek are behind the handle on the door itself. Reverse directions to install handles.
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Good day,
First, make sure the gasket including the bottom is clean, as well as the mating surface of the machine itself.
The machine itself should be checked for being level. Side to side, if it's a top freezer model, the hinge side cannot be lower than the other side.
As well, front to back it should be leveled but with a slight tilt to the rear to assist in closing.
If none of this helps, then the magnets in the gasket itself have gotten weak and the gasket needs replaced.

Notes: Heavier items keeped in the freezer door will help to a degree. Closing the door slower as well.

The reason this happens, is that with the main door open, then closed, a large volume of air is forced into the fresh food compartment. There are vents that are open between the freezer section and fresh food compartment. This large volume of air when closing the main door is compressed into a smaller area, causing the problem.

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Instead of what you think the sound is, try and see what is happening when you actuate the ice lever. open freezer door, depress the door light switch, or tape it closed. now actuate the ice dispenser lever, does the flapping door open, that which opens to allow ice from bucket into your glass? Now look at the bucket itself, do you see the gears rotating? remove the bucket from the door, and repeat, do you see the auger shaft rotating?

Either of these are a complex repair, one I would not recommend DIYers to try on their own, for they require taking the door apart, and if not done right, your door may not close properly. Normally I have no problem advising a repair, but there are some i dont, this icemaker system, and compressors.

Visit www.FixMyFridge.net for refrigerator service or to ask general refrigerator questions.

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