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Side by side door

Frig door not closing flush w/freezer door. How do you adjust? Also seal not tight as a result.

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  • wesrieger Jul 28, 2008

    Thanks for your suggestions - I'll try leveling it first. I also wiped down the gasket with warm soapy water.

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Depending upon your model it could either be a sagging door hinge (requires replacement) or the fridge my not be level. If you remove the toe-kick panel there will be a couple of bolts which are used for leveling ( they should be indicated as such or shown in your owners manual). Alternately there may be screw type legs which are used to level your fridge.

The seal should improve once the doors are properly aligned.

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