Broken hinge bearing caused a noise when the door was opened and closed.

ApplianceFrigidaire Refrigerator

Model

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Dennis From Henderson, NV

Dec 18, 2013

I have done this once before so knew what to expect. I recommend replacing both the hinge bearing and the closing cam at the same time. Take everything out of the door. Remove one screw on the plastic top hinge cover. Remove the two screws holding the hinge to the top of the unit. Remove the door and place it so you have access to the bottom hinge. Pull out and replace the bearing and the cam. Have someone help align the bottom hinge as you replace the door. Replace the two top hinge screws. Replace the plastic cover and one screw. The filter is a no-brainer. Just be sure to run plenty of water through it before using.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Hinge Bearing

Part Number: PS429803

$6.67
In Stock

Door Closing Cam

Part Number: PS430814

$20.66
In Stock

Water Filter

Part Number: PS503621

$46.51
In Stock