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Refrigerator door doesnt close easily

There is a half round "hook" close to the refrigerator side and under the door. It looks like something that may be part of the door hinge. It has never shown before, but is showing now.
A simple push of the door no longer closes it.
Do I need to call a repairman to have it fixed or is there something that can be done by my husband?
Thanks for any help you can offer Sondra

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Your looking at the door closure
type in your model
click your choice
open the door plan
look at the bottom hinge
there you should see a break down
order all three parts
when the arrive
take the top hinge off first
lift the door and flip it over
install the new parts
install door your done
the hardest part of this job is not dent ing the door when you flip it over

Posted on Oct 06, 2009


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