The gasket was worn and torn and needed replacement

ApplianceWhirlpool Refrigerator


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver

Jeffrey From San Diego, CA

Jun 12, 2014

First, I went to youtube and researched how to make this repair. It says to remove the door first and lay on a table for easier installation, but it wasn't necessary. I uninstalled the old gasket by cutting it in half along the long side of the door with wire cutters, pulling it out slightly as needed to completely cut through. Then I pulled it straight out, towards the front or towards the door. Then I got the new one and started at the top corner. Once done with that corner, I went to the opposite lower corner. I did all the corners first, then used a nut driver to slowly as to not pinch or tear new gasket, pushed the gasket in all the way around.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Fresh Food Door Gasket - Black

Part Number: PS969881

In Stock