The door would not close properly. The CAM had broken.

ApplianceWhirlpool Refrigerator

Model

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Thomas From San Clemente, CA

Nov 13, 2007

80 out of 81 people found this instruction helpful

The repair was very simple.

1. Remove the food from the door shelves.

2.Remove the door by first removing the three screws holding the hinge at the top of the refrigerator.

3. Lift door off of the bottom hinge.

4.Replace bottom CAM on bottom hinge (one screw)

5. Replace top CAM and shim on door (one screw)

6. I put a little grease on the cam to make it slide better.

7. Place door on bottom hinge. Remount top hinge.

8. Done and works better than new.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Door Closing Cam Kit

Part Number: PS358690

$11.04
In Stock