refrigerator side door would not stay closed - the lower bushing was worn out

ApplianceMaytag Refrigerator


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver

Carl From Mountain View, CA

Jul 16, 2010

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1. mark location of removable baskets in door and remove baskets
2. remove three screws in top hinge - save shim under hinge
3. lift door from lower hinge
4. remove 3 screws from lower hinge bracket and remove bracket
5. install lower hinge bracket with 3 mounting screws
6. install lower hinge pin in bracket
7. clean upper and lower hinge holes in door
8. lubricate upper and lower hinge pins with grease
9. place door over lower hinge pin - the magnetic seals will hold it in place
10. install upper hinge bracket with 3 screws
11. install baskets in door

Note: The plastic piece on the bottom of the door that mates with the hinge pin and provides a cam action should have been replaced at the same time.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Lower Door Hinge Bracket

Part Number: PS2057803

In Stock

Lower Hinge Pin

Part Number: PS2058840

In Stock