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Gr Side-by-side refrigerator freezer makes noise when door close

Our GE model TFX24R refrigerator freezer makes a grinding noise when the door is closed, but stops immediately when door is opened even a crack. The noise does not start until the door is completely closed, and is not activated by pushing the switch to turn the light off in freezer.

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It is possible that the hinges of your freezer has moved and shifted the alignment. So first of all use a WD40 cleaner to spray into the hinges and the areas around it. Now move the hinges violently for some time and check if has lessened. If so repeat the spraying. See if here is dirt accumulated along the hinges if the door is not moving parallel just push the end up a little . You must be able to get the hinge to shut properly by this correction. Hope you try . Good day

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