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Bottom Hinge Assembly

PartSelect Number PS290199

Comes with both cam risers. This hinge kit is suitable for the bottom of either the freezer door or the refrigerator door of some refrigerators.

This part works with the following brands: GE, Hotpoint & Kenmore.

This part fixes the following symptoms:

  • Door won’t open or close.
  • Door sweats inside or outside.
  • Fridge section too warm.
  • Refrigerator runs too long.
  • Clicking sound.
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  • Bottom Hinge Assembly

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:1- 2 hours

ToolsSocket set

CustomerThomas from Bowie MD

Both lower door cams worn through.

Part No. PS290199 received matched part No. ordered, which I obtained from your WEB site, however, part did not exactly match OEM part. It was necessary to drill a new top hole in each of the hinges. New hole center was drilled 1/2" off (lower) then hole in supplied part. Jpb could have been accomplished easily by the avg. homeowner, but the drilling required a little more skill & possible some tools that an average homeowner does not possess. Otherwise job was relatively easy and satisfactorily completed.

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  • Bottom Hinge Assembly

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsScrew drivers, Socket set

CustomerDaniel from Elizabethtown KY

Door would not close by its self

I pulled all the items out of door, removed door top hinge cover, lifted the door off the hinge and removed the bottom hinge and closing cams and replaced them and re hung the door, just about that fast.

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  • Bottom Hinge Assembly

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsSocket set

CustomerMichael from Silver City NM

Lower hinge frig side broke

Used (2) 2 x 4's as block and lever to raise door removed 2 screws and removed door used same socket to remove and replace door side of replacement part. replaced door. This is the second time I have replaced this part on frig. side. Very easy replacement.

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Parts Used

  • Bottom Hinge Assembly

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsScrew drivers, Socket set

CustomerDavid from Warren VT

Plastic cam at the bottom of the door disintegrated so door won't shut

1.Emptied the stuff from inside of the fridge door.
2.Using a phillips screw driver I removed the plastic cover over the top hinge.
3. Using a small ring spanner I removed the two bolts holding the top hinge (pin), removed the hinge and lifted the door off the bottom pin.
4.Using the same spanner I removed the bottom hinge containing the broken plastic cam.
5.Replaced the broken hinge with the new one and put a little grease on the hinge pin.
6.Placed the new plastic cam on the hinge pin and refitted the door.
7.Replaced the top hinge and plastic hinge cap, Job Done!

A couple of points a) When your plastic cam needs replacing, always buy the hinge pin & plastic cam. The pin has a plastic cam welded to it and as this is the partner of the plastic cam it will also be worn so you should replace them as a pair.
b) You will spend more time cleaning the 'out of the way' parts of the fridge than actually carrying out the repair.

My fridge is now as good as new.

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  • Bottom Hinge Assembly

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:30 - 60 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set

CustomerJ T from Muncie IN

Door hinge on ref. Side worn out,

My job pretty much paralled the no. one on this list,I am a retired industrial electrician and have many years experience doing similar jobs.Went very well. . Tom Pennington of Muncie Indiana

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  • Bottom Hinge Assembly

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsNutdriver

CustomerJim from Southlake TX

Bottom door hinge replacement

Part Number: PS290199

1. Empty the door shelves.
2. Leave the door closed.
3. Remove the grill directly beneath the doors.
a. It snaps in. Pull simultaneously on the outside edge and the bottom about 2 inches in from the outside edge.
4. Using two people. One holding up on the bottom of the door. The other removes the two screws that hold the hinge to the refrigerator.
5. Open the door slowly and let it down slowly to pull the door away from the top hinge.
6. Replace the new hinge half on the bottom of the door. Insert the other half of the hinge into the hole of the door to keep the other half lined up while tightening the screws.
7. Apply a small amount of lithium grease to the contact surfaces of the new hinge.
8. Using two people. One person is to hold the door. Best if he/she holds it from the bottom. The second person lines up the top while pushing up on the door to insert to the top hinge.
9. Insert the other half of the new hinge into the bottom of the door.
10. Line up the holes and insert the two screws that hold the bottom hinge to the refrigerator.
11. Reinstall the grill.

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  • Bottom Hinge Assembly

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Screw drivers

CustomerRalph from Stanfield OR

Self closing hinge cams wore out and broke

Emptied door shelves and removed top pivot hinge bracket. lifted door of lower pivot and set aside.

Removed vent-toe base and replaced hinge 'L' bracket and cam.
Removed two bolts from bottom of door and inserted new plastic cam.
Set door back on lower pin and re-attached top hinge bracket while aligning door.

Replaced articles back in door and watched it as it it self closed. Total time, less than 15 minutes excluding cleaning of equipment while dis-assembled.

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  • Bottom Hinge Assembly

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsNutdriver

CustomerPaul from Austin TX

The cams that allow the fridge door to automatically close had worn out

First I bought the right tool to remove the hinges.
Then replaced the hinge with the two cams.
Now the door closes itself.

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  • Bottom Hinge Assembly

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsNutdriver

CustomerPatrick from Medford OR

Lower fridge door hinge was broken

Being as the part is plastic it has a limited life span. But the repair is very easy and anyone can do it. I just proped the door with 2x6's and 1x2's and bolted it in. If you get confused just look at the freezer side to see how it goes, they are the same. It's four bolts and some shims that need to go in the same locations. I'm real happy that there is an online location to get these parts as there is not anywhere to get them where I live.

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Parts Used

  • Bottom Hinge Assembly

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsSocket set

CustomerEric from Woodstock GA

Door would not close properly.

Removed door and replaced bracket assembly. Door works like new. Self closing and sealing properly.

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  • Bottom Hinge Assembly

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsNutdriver

CustomerZach from Glenwood Springs CO

Door wouldn't close and open properly

Removed guards and covers, (2 snap connections, 3 phillips head screws) Removed two 5/16" screws, removed door, removed cam from bottom of door, installed new items.

Worked Great!!!

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  • Bottom Hinge Assembly

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsSocket set

CustomerDale from Millersville MD

Hinge cam riser next to lower door hinge broke and door would not close

The refrigerator door would now close and notice broken plastic on the floor. It is a 1990 or so GE fridge. To repair - ordered the Cam Riser (the plastic piece that broke and the matching lower door bracket.

Took off the lower hinge with a socket wrench. removed the door. Replace the old Cam Riser with the new one. Slid the door onto the upper guide then fastened the new hinge with the socket wrench.

Easy job .. around 20 minutes.

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  • Bottom Hinge Assembly

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsSocket set

CustomerLeonard from Wilmore KY

Door had to be pushed to close

The magnetic door strip will hold the door in place if the door shelves are unloaded.I removed the bottom hinge with the socket set and installed the new hinge.

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  • Bottom Hinge Assembly

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsScrew drivers, Socket set

CustomerJohn from Blackwood NJ

Door would not automaticly close - plastic cam broken

First, I loosened the top hindge bolts about halfway. Then, I took the bolts out ofthe door and then took the door off. Next I took the bottom hindge off and put the new part on. Then, reassembled the door in reverse. However, I didn't tighten the hindges until I made sure to align the door to close properly.

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  • Bottom Hinge Assembly

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsSocket set

CustomerMichael from Tuttle OK

Door would not close

I was by myself so I took the entire Fridge door off. Took off the old hinge assembly and installed the new hinge assembly. The process took about 10 minutes and worked like a charm. Door closes like it did 15 years ago.

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