Freezer Door Gasket Leaking

ApplianceAmana Refrigerator

Model

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repairMore than 2 hours

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver

Clifford From Lincolnville, ME

Dec 06, 2011

3 out of 4 people found this instruction helpful

Remove small 1/4 inch hex head screws around inner perimeter of door. You have to hold the gasket back to access them. The entire molded door liner/shelf comes off with the gasket. It took a little while to de-ice the fiberglass insulation that tucked into the door liner (the ice was a result of the leaking gasket). De-icing was achieved with first a heat gun to allow removal, then placed in the oven for a couple hours at 300F to melt and evaporate the moisture from the insulation. I also needed the heat gun to straighten/relax the new gasket, as it had taken on a permanent crumple from being stored in a smaller than actual sized box. Instructions to smooth the new gasket were included with the box. Finally, fit the new gasket around the perimeter of the door liner and re-install the door panel with the 1/4 inch hex screws.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Freezer Door Gasket - Black

Part Number: PS2007694

$93.07
In Stock