bad sealing door gasket

ApplianceAmana Refrigerator

Model

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Robert J. From Haddonfield, NJ

Jun 10, 2009

6 out of 6 people found this instruction helpful

1st remove the gasket from the packaging & let it get to room temperature . 2nd use a hair dryer to get it in shape . 3rd cut out a piece of the box that the door gasket was delivered in to cover the freezer opening after you remove the door,4th(remove the door by removing the bottom hinge) 5th put the door on a table to remove the old gasket with a screw gun,(now is a good time to clean the door up) after the old gasket & panel was removed I found the insulation inside the door panel frozen solid so I replaced it .If you don't replace this fiberglass insulation or a least try to thaw it out you defeat the purpose of the doors insulations R value. 6th replace the gasket (replace the gasket the same way that you removed it) 7th put the door back on the freezer.You don't have to remove the freezer door to do this job but it makes a much neater job & a better seal when the door is closed. This isn't the 1st door gasket I replaced so I kind of knew what I was doing.Good Luck

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Freezer Door Gasket

Part Number: PS2007711

$80.91
In Stock