Self closing hinge cams wore out and broke

ApplianceHotpoint Refrigerator


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Ralph From Stanfield, OR

Nov 18, 2010

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Emptied door shelves and removed top pivot hinge bracket. lifted door of lower pivot and set aside.

Removed vent-toe base and replaced hinge 'L' bracket and cam.
Removed two bolts from bottom of door and inserted new plastic cam.
Set door back on lower pin and re-attached top hinge bracket while aligning door.

Replaced articles back in door and watched it as it it self closed. Total time, less than 15 minutes excluding cleaning of equipment while dis-assembled.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Bottom Hinge Assembly

Part Number: PS290199

In Stock