Lower hinge side gasket deformed over time not providing adequate seal.

ApplianceAmana Refrigerator


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers
Socket set

Robert From Chardon, OH

Nov 06, 2010

2 out of 3 people found this instruction helpful

Refrigerator door was removed and placed on a set of "horses". Fastners were loosened about 3/4 thread length. Old gasket removed. New one installed. It was necessary to use a "hair dryer" to take out shipping kninks.
Used a piece of 1 1/2 inch sheet styrofoam to seal the door
opening during the process so as not requiring emptying the

The freezer door was a bit more difficult. This one was done in place. The Styrofoam sheet was cut down and fit in this opening as mentioned above. Inner door panel was removed to reveal heavy ice build up inside door. This was allow to melt and removed along with the fiberglass insulation. New fiberglass insulation was installed and the door reassembled.

In general everything went quite smoothly. Fit on both gaskets was really good.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Fresh Food Door Gasket

Part Number: PS2007709

In Stock

Freezer Door Gasket

Part Number: PS2007711

In Stock