Loud thump/cracking noise when opening door.

ApplianceFrigidaire Refrigerator


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Screw drivers
Socket set

Robert From Sarasota, FL

Aug 15, 2007

33 out of 35 people found this instruction helpful

Upright refrigerator/freezer. Damage was on refrigerator side door- lower hinge. Removed everything from inside fridge door. Removed plastic protector plate on top of door hinge with phillips screwdriver. Pulled out top hinge and removed door. Undid two small screws holding bottom bearing hinge bracket. Took out chewed up old bearing hinge. Cleaned bracket of debris. Attached bracket with screws. Inserted new bearing hinge. Put door back on fridge, re-attached top hinge and protective cap. (Still trying not to cringe out of habit when opening the door)

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Hinge Bearing

Part Number: PS429803

In Stock