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Fridgidaire side by side door popping follow up : will this work?

Hi, not sure why my posts are getting all mixed up and separated.

Anyway, thanks for your reply. Maybe you saw my original post with all the info. However, Your post is completely confusing to me, I don't get what you are saying. The attachments to the door are correct, a three hole metal 'hinge' at top, and an 'L' shaped bracket connector/hinge at bottom.

The top one does have a second set of holes for slightly moving placement on the top of the door, but I can tell they are likely in the same spot/holes that they have always been.

My problem is door noise, and I've been convinced by more than one person that the problem is at the bottom of the fridge door, even though sound is very loud at top of door when opened and then when closed.

Well, seems to be what someone here called a 'CAM' but what another site with schematics, and parts diagrams, called a 'BEARING - HINGE". It's a cheap plastic looking part piece that seems to just fit over the metal rod at the bottom and goes into the hole of the door bottom, sort of a sleeve like thing. Then the door itself just goes on to the L bracket connection piece to the door.

Is this the CAM that someone spoke of? Would this create the noise? Is replacing it at this point likely to fix and get rid of the loud pop noise?

these are essentially my questions, if you or anyone can help at this point I'd really really appreciate it very much. Thanks.

My original post is still up in the FRIDGIDAIRE FRS3R5EMB Side By Side category if referencing is needed. Again, my replies and follow ups, and questions to the original answer tech seem to be creating new posts now, and I don't know what's happening. Hopefully someone can piece together this and help me to understand if this problem is fixable with a simple added or replaced door part.
thanks, -chaz

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  • hazenworld Jun 28, 2008

    mine is fixed now, I am the poster for the original problem. i had to order a new top door hinge assembly thingy. It cost less than 30 bucks, more than I'd like yes, but the sound was driving me nuts more and more. Anyway, I had replaced the lower deal first , as recommended by a few, but didn't do a thing. It was the top door hinge assembly all along.



    fixed it great, no more noise



    yippee !!

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