Lower hinge broke, causing the door to jump when open

ApplianceAmana Refrigerator

ModelSX22S

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Vadim From Flanders, NJ

Mar 06, 2009

2 out of 2 people found this instruction helpful

It is the model with the french door. I unplugged it, removed two screws at the bottom of the door, while holding the door from sliding down. Removed the door and put it on its side. Removed one screw that was holding the hinge, removed the hinge and replaced it with the new one. Put the door back on (do not forget to reinstall the shims).
Did the same thing on the other door. After putting the door back on readjusted the height to level the door, using height adjustment screw. Lock the door in place. It now works better then new

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Lower Hinge Pin

Part Number: PS2058840

$3.86
In Stock