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Why the freezer door won't close when the refrigerator door closes.

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SOURCE: Freezer Door Won't Stay Shut

OK LOOSEN THE HINGE THAT SUPPORTS THE FREEZER DOOR.IT'S ON TOP AND HAS 3 SCREWS .JUST LOOSEN AND NOT REMOVE THEM.NOW LIFT UP THE DOOR UNTIL IT LINES UP EVEN WITH THE OTHER DOOR.AT THE SAME TIME TIGHTEN ALL 3 SCREWS. YOUR DONE!!!
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Posted on Jun 06, 2008

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SOURCE: GE GSS22JEPA WW

This could be a sensor issue , that is what i would be changing in the first instance. The sensor connects into the same connector the vent door connects into.

Posted on Sep 02, 2008

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SOURCE: Subzero 550 Gurgling whenever door closes

Personally it does not bother me that much on mine. But since you asked, there is drain line that runs into the drip tray underneath. The line should not have any bends in it to form a P-trap which will hold enough water in to form a seal, so when the door closes and the pressures equal you have a gurgling sound. If it really bothers youtry these steps, remove the kick plate by removing the two phillips head screws on either side. The drip pan is suspended in the middle of the support and will probably have water in the drip pan so put a towel down before you start. Once off shine a light to see if the tube has a bend in it. Depending on when it was made there may be a clamp that hold the drain tube in place. Carefully pull the hose past that clamp to remove sag and eliminate the bend which forms the P-trap. You have to be careful as the hose maybe brittle and come apart. So if you pull to hard you may wind up replacing that line which requires pulling the unit at considerable cost. There is a check valve that can be ordered but was only used for a short time. The inline check valve was a part number 4202130. If it bothers you too much and don't want to try the fix here is the Sub Zero locator page for parts and service. http://www.subzero.com/locator/locator.aspx?type=0&zip=02030

Posted on Dec 05, 2008

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SOURCE: refrigerator door pops open, frigidaire top

The refrigerator needs to be perfectly leveled side to side dn should pitch back slightly. Also look at the plane of the doors, that is to say that they should be squared to the cabinet. If they are sagging, you may need to adjust the hinges.

Posted on Apr 17, 2009

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SOURCE: KitchenAid Superba refrigerator door not closing

have you adjusted the levelers underneath to make sure f/f is square.use a level on top.

Posted on Mar 06, 2010

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