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Refrigerater door won't close because lightswitch stays extended in on position. Door switch doesn't have food nor debris on it to prevent it from being pushed in when door tries to close.

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I'd remove the light switch. IT should pop out of the side. You should unplug the refrigerator first, pry switch out. Tape up terminals. Push wires into hole where you can still reach them. Plug back in and be sure door closes. If all that works, buy a new switch and re-install

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My name is Peter. I am a retired field service refrigeration technician.

It would be nice to have a model number. The model number. It is located on a label on the fresh food section wall near the top.

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