Door was not properly closing

ApplianceGeneral Electric Refrigerator


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers
Socket set

Kevin From Northbridge, MA

Sep 05, 2009

1 out of 2 people found this instruction helpful

Note: I was not aware that the Cam Riser came with the Hinge Assembly, and did not need the part.

1)Removed all food from right refridge door, then removed all shelves etc.
2)Removed phillips screw holding protective plastic cap on upper hinge, then removed cap.
3)Removed upper hinge using socket (to loosen and tighten) and nut driver, then removed door.
4)Removed Old hinge assembly, replaced with new using socket and nut driver
5)Removed Old Door Shim Cam & Door Hinge Shim from bottom of Door, then replaced with new parts.
6)Re-Installed Door, adjusting the top hinge for door to close properly, then put shelved and food back.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Hinge Cam Riser

Part Number: PS284596

In Stock

Bottom Hinge Assembly

Part Number: PS290199

In Stock

Door Stop Shim Cam

Part Number: PS298521

In Stock

Door Hinge Shim

Part Number: PS298522

In Stock