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I have a GE side by side. The freezer door will not stay sealed or closed anymore. I have to tape it shut. What can I do?

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Make sure unit is level side to side and front to back if still problem check door seals first for and ice build up, ripped or debris if good how much product on door is something sticking out if all good--than need to adjust hinges with help loosen top hinge screws and with some holding door shut loosen lower hinge with door level and closed retighten door hinges try door if still problem readjust

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