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Need to temporarily move our Whirlpool Gold refrigerator to replace kitchen floor. How do we remove fridge doors so we can get it through the doorway?

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Usually, there are bolts/screws on the hinges. They may be covered with a plastic cap which will snap off. Start with the freezer door. While supporting the door, remove the screws from the hinge and lift to free the door. Now you should have access to the hinge supporting the refrigerator door. Same procedure for refrigerator door. Keep the screws in a safe place so you can reassemble the refrigerator when the kitchen floor is done.

Posted on Jan 31, 2010

  • dfstokes06 Dec 23, 2010

    what do u do with the electrical wires running thru the doors because of the light and the dispenser on the door?

  • David Jewell Dec 23, 2010

    There should be a connector somewhere inside the door or inside the refrigerator. If you go to one of the on-line appliance parts dealers, you can look at an exploded view of your refrigerator and see the location of the connector. Once you have disconnected it, you can remove the door.

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