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Is there an easy way to disassemble the hinge and put a solid washer? You can make it quickly by cutting it out of suitable useless plastics. If the door is heavy, please use something to fix it open. Another way is to stick the "C" shaped washer very carefully, so that you do not block the hinge, f. ex. with silicone or other not very aggresive glue. Maybe even turning it on 180 degrees after inserting will be enough.
check the door hinges a in place: The door latch and lower hinge pin should hold your refrigerator door in place.. Uncover the door by removing the screws.Take the door off and pack bottom hinge with washers and make sure hinge brackets on cabinet are tight. Check the seal is clean and pliable: If seal is gapping, one solution is to warm with a hairdryer and pull outwards gently. Check the refrigerator is properly leveled: Adjust the middle hinge to straighten the lower portion of the door. Use a level to ensure the door is flush.
After fitting the door back again,check to see if the seal is touching on all sides when the door is closed. If not, you will need a new seal.Refrigerator is properly leveled.and hinges should be properly placed.
I did my own search for the same problem and saw Dougs question and lack of a solution. I have the same sagging door problem and was looking for a fix.
First, when I removed the weight of the items from inside the door, the door closes properly. This means that the door is not very sturdy and cannot hold the weight of items placed on door shelving. There are NO adjustment mechanisms on the door hinges either. Bad on Amana. The GOOD NEWS is that I fixed the problem.
Take out all items from the door shelves. I removed the top hinge with the door closed to keep it from falling. I took the door off and placed it on the floor. The lower hinge has a plastic pivot over a steel pin - remove that for a moment. Place steel washers over the steel pin - about .080" or so thickness. Replace the plastic pivot. Replace the door. Add the normal weight of items back on the door shelves. The door closes perfectly. At least until the door sags again and I'll need to add another shim.
if the door is slightly off u need a shim that will fit or a couple of small washers over the lower door pin remove food from door and with help from someone -to help in removing door and replacing it - at the top of the door u will c the upper hinge pin remove cover if one remove the 3 hold down screws while supporting the door remove hinge lift door off lower pin place shims or washers on lower pin till desired height not more than 3/8 is advisable place door on if still to low remove door and remove lower hinge and slightly give it a bend or leave on and slightly bend up hinge when desired height reached replace door and reattach top hinge
Keep all washers and plastic grommets. make screw holes in opposite side accessible IE remove plastic grommets.
Remove the lower hinge remove the upper hinge.Install lower hinge just as it came off and then do the upper hinge. tighten down the hinges then see if the door needs adjusting by opening it and closing it and watching for the door gasket to keep folded properly.
Insert the plastic grommet covers in the original holes and you should be done.
Do you suspect that the reason the door won't close easily is because of bent door/hinges or some other reason? If it is because of bent hinges a trick is to take an 11/32" deep well socket (1/4" drive) and place it in the lower corner of the door and slowly close. Repeat on other side. This will bend the hinges back to a position where the door will latch easily. If you suspect a different cause, please let me provide me more information and I will try to help you. Hope this helps some and best wishes.
Even if you do not realise it most people lean on the door as they open it, to rectify with the door open but almost in the closed position lift the door by pulling up on the door catch end, this will straiten the hinge, very common problem