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I have a refrigerators model # GLRT188WDSC, the door not level so when you close the door it does not close properly. Is this a manafactures defect?

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Most fridges have adjustable feet so you can get them to sit correctly on the UNEVEN FLOOR.use a spirit level to confirm.vertical in two planes and of course horizontal.

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