cams on lower hinge fractured and door wouln't close

ApplianceWhirlpool Refrigerator


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Wrench set

George From Ft. Myers Beach, FL

Nov 11, 2009

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1. Used fine tip marker pen to draw outline of upper hinge position

2. unloaded food from door

3. took decorative cover off upper hing mount

4. loosened 3 screws (not completely) and lifted up upper hinge to permit upper door pin/hinge to come free.

5. lifted door off lower hinge.

6. remove broken pieces, cleaned, put in new pieces, added small amount of grease

7. put door on bottom hinge.

8. put top hinge into door

9. snugged up three screws in top hinge plate.

10. had to loosen top hinge screws and tap hinge plate around to get door to close by itself when about 1-2 inches from being closed

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Door Closing Cam Kit

Part Number: PS358690

In Stock