Hinge broke. Door was hard to close.

ApplianceKenmore Refrigerator


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Screw drivers
Socket set

Matthew From lake villa, IL

Feb 24, 2008

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1) Removed the items from the door.
2) Removed the screw from the top hinge cover.
3) Removed the 2 bolts from the top hinge plate.
4) Lifted the door off the bottom hinge.
5) Removed the broken pieces from the bottom of the door and the lower hinge plate.
6) Slid the new hinge in the hole on the bottom of the door.
7) Greased the area of friction where the hinge rotates.
8) Lifted the door and guided it on the lower hinge post.
9) Greased the top roataing pin.
10) Installed the remainder pieces in reverse.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Hinge Bearing

Part Number: PS429803

In Stock