Door would not close automaticly.

ApplianceGeneral Electric Refrigerator


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Screw drivers
Socket set

laurence From leesville, SC

Aug 15, 2011

1 out of 2 people found this instruction helpful

Tools used: screw diver + 3/8 inch socket wrench

1. Removed the food from the refrigerator door.

2. Removed the top hinge.

3. Lifted door off bottom hinge.

4. Replaced bottom Hinge.

5. Removed the worn out plastic door cam and the shim from the bottom of the door.

6. Installed the new cam and the old shim to the door.(The new door hinge shim I bought was the correct shape but the wrong thickness).

7. Set the door on the new hinge and instaled the top hinge.

8. Turned on the refrigerator.

9. Door closes correctly.

Easy job!

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Bottom Hinge Assembly

Part Number: PS290199

In Stock

Door Hinge Shim

Part Number: PS298522

In Stock