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The vertical flap that is supposed to seal the two top doors does not feed itself along the groove. It often does not position itself to be parallel with the closed doors, so it ends up leaving an open space between the two side-by-side doors

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SOURCE: the left side door has dropped and the piece that

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Leave the door shut and let the magnetic gasket hold the door in place. Put something between the bottom of the door and the floor to hold it in case it slips.
Remove the bracket holding the pin and hinge assembly taking note of order of removal of parts. Slide new cams on. You probably need two.

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You will need to replace the "fountain assembly" on the unit. Here is a link to the part.

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