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The refridgerator door of my Whirlpool side by side refridgerator/freezer is not closing properly. I checked for any obstructions including possible deterioration of the magnetic strips. It acts like the door may some how be sprung. It feels like resistance when I try to get it to close, but no obstructions. Is it possible to replace fittings or a sprung door?

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Look closly at bottom of door there is a metal door stop, screwed to bottom of door, that prevents door from opein too far. Well when the door is forced open too far the door stopbends sdn then actually prevents door from closing all the way, you see it hitting the hinge(if indeed this is your issue), to repair it either simply bend it back staight witha pair of pliers, or what i sometimes do is switch the refrig and freezer door stops.They are identical, but only require the use of one side, (1 stop will do either door just depends on position as to how it operates)

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