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The refrigerator door requires a firm push to shut; opening/shutting freezer door causes the refrigerator door to pop open. What's wrong? And, how much should I expect to have it repaired? (I'm wondering if it'd be cheaper to buy a new refrigerator.) I've checked the seal for obstructions. I've checked to make sure nothing in the refrigerator is obstructing the door. I've rearranged food on the door. The hinge looks okay. The problem started suddenly after a I cleaned up a large bottle of tea that had been spilled inside.

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Checkout the hinges for either having corrosion and/or being out of alignment.

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SOURCE: refrigerator side not sealing tightly when shut.

Sounds like you may need a new magnetic seal. It is worth the money to fix it, saving electric and your food items.

Good Luck

Posted on Aug 09, 2009

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