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The lower hinge on each door may have a door closing cam. It raises the door up ¼ inch when opening and this assist in closing the door. If it’s wore out and doesn’t work the door may not seal and the gasket can be damaged. Watch the operation of the door to see if it rises up when opened.

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.

Posted on Aug 03, 2010

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check the alignment of the doors. their is an adjustment on the top hinge. also the hinges have washers on them that you can adjust the door up and down by moving washers to the hinge under or over the door.
if you already checked this and think it is a different problem then let me know, i will help you figure it out. 
Mike  

Posted on Jul 12, 2008

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SOURCE: Refrigerator Door not staying closed

Try to raise by adjust the 2 front footing slightly higher than the back, this will tilt the unit slightly backwards. That will help the door to close back by itself.

Posted on May 09, 2009

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SOURCE: right side french door does not stay closed

I had the same problem - had my local appliance repair shop come by - simple releveling of the unit such that it is tilted slightly back re-establishes things so that the doors will cloe and pull themselves closed. The gaskets are actually magnetized. If the leveling is correct - even upon closing the left door - forcing enough pressure to push open slightly the right side - it will draw itself back in.

Posted on Jun 18, 2009

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SOURCE: right hand door pops open when closing left hand

The dool seal is not sealing completely on your fridge door . Maybe pulled in corner , split somewhere . If looks ok , then magnetic portion is not sealing against cabinet somewhere . Once you find the area , use a hairdryer to soften the rubber while door closed and it will pull itself down due to the magnet .

Posted on Jul 19, 2009

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SOURCE: freezer door pops open when fridge door is closed.

well u need to check the rubber of ur freezer ;s door .some damaging in the rubber is causing the problem.

Posted on Jul 21, 2009

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