Bottom door hinge replacement

ApplianceGeneral Electric Refrigerator


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Nutdriver

Jim From Southlake, TX

Nov 27, 2010

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Part Number: PS290199

1. Empty the door shelves.
2. Leave the door closed.
3. Remove the grill directly beneath the doors.
a. It snaps in. Pull simultaneously on the outside edge and the bottom about 2 inches in from the outside edge.
4. Using two people. One holding up on the bottom of the door. The other removes the two screws that hold the hinge to the refrigerator.
5. Open the door slowly and let it down slowly to pull the door away from the top hinge.
6. Replace the new hinge half on the bottom of the door. Insert the other half of the hinge into the hole of the door to keep the other half lined up while tightening the screws.
7. Apply a small amount of lithium grease to the contact surfaces of the new hinge.
8. Using two people. One person is to hold the door. Best if he/she holds it from the bottom. The second person lines up the top while pushing up on the door to insert to the top hinge.
9. Insert the other half of the new hinge into the bottom of the door.
10. Line up the holes and insert the two screws that hold the bottom hinge to the refrigerator.
11. Reinstall the grill.

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Bottom Hinge Assembly

Part Number: PS290199

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