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I HAVE A GE FRIG MODEL GBSCOHBXCRCC. THE DOOR DOESN'T CLOSE ON IT'S OWN. HOW DO I LEVEL IT?

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Look very carefully at the hinge portion of the door seal. Thats where the leak is usually located. Clean the gasket and door perimeter with windex wipe dry, the take a cloth with cooking oil on it and wipe down the hinge side of the gasket. Let me know how this works out, thanks Dana.

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That is because the unit is sealed. If the doors are staying opened I have posted a how to fix it linked just below.

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There is an air duct that connects the fridge to the freezer. When the opposite door is closed air is trapped and forced out the other door pushing it open.
The door seals contain a magnetic strip that hold the door to the fridge, these magnetic strips have lost their strength, to test this use a shhet of paper. Open the door, place the sheet of paper across where the door closes, shut the door, then slide the paper out. If the paper comes out without any resistance then the door seal needs to be replaced.

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