290199-1-S-GE-WR13X10020        -Bottom Hinge Assembly
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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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Parts Used

  • Bottom Hinge Assembly

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsNutdriver

CustomerJon from Cordova TN

Door not closing properly

I removed the top hinge by removing three screws, I then lifted the door off the bottem hinge and set it aside. I then removed the two screws holding the bottom hinge,removed it and installed the new part. I removed the broken part from the door by removing one screw-installed the new part and set the door in place and reinstalled the top hinge. The door is now properly aligned and working like new. I spent as much time writing this as I did on the repair

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  • Bottom Hinge Assembly

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair:1- 2 hours

ToolsSocket set

CustomerJames from Dayton MD

Door wouldn't close

It seems my refrigerator was old enough [1987] that the spacing on the holes for the bracket were different than the part that is currently sold. The holes on the new bracket were 30 mm apart on center, but on the old bracket they were 20 mm apart on center.

Clamped the old and new brackets together in a vise to use the old bracket for spacing and drilled a new hole through the 4mm of steel.

After which it was a snap installing the new hinge assembly.

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Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

Tools

CustomerMatthew from Brighton MI

Door wouldn't shut and 1 broken drawer slide

I removed the drawer and glass shelf, removed 2 screws and replaced with new drawer slide in reverse order. I removed the contents of the door, the top hinge, and then laid the door down. On the bottom of the door, I replaced the pivot piece (provided) and then I replaced the hinge on the lower right side of the refrigerator box (2 screws with a nut driver bit). I now reversed the order to re-assemble the door and finally re-aligned the top hinge to adjust the door fit. Less than 30 minutes total. EASY!

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Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsScrew drivers, Socket set

CustomerRay from Midlothian VA

Main refrigerator door closing cam worn out (both pieces).

I removed all items from the door to make it lighter. Then, with the door closed, I lifted the door and placed a 2x4 plus a paint stirrer shim under the door to hold it off the bottom hinge. I used a small socket set to remove the two hex head screws from the existing hinge assembly, which I then removed from the door. Using the same socket set and socket I removed the two screws from the bottom of the door that were holding on the upper piece of the door closing cam. I took care to note the orientation and position of two shims and cover that were with the cam. I used the old shims with the new upper cam piece that came with the hinge assembly and attached them to the door with the original two screws. Finally I inserted the new hinge assembly and mounted it to the refrigerator frame. I finished the job by lifting the door and removing the 2x4 and shim. The new parts worked perfectly.

The drawer slide rail involved removing the Convertable Meat Pan drawer and lifting off the top glass plate. The slide rail was removed by unscrewing two phillips screws. The two screws were used to attach the new drawer slide rail then I replaced the top glass plate and drawer. Very easy assembly operation.

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  • Bottom Hinge Assembly

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsSocket set

CustomerJoseph from Pittsburgh PA

The food compartment door would not close completely.The botom door cams were worn.

I removed the door from the bottom hinge assembly by removing the top hinge assembly.
1. Installed the cam to the bottom of the door.
2. Installed hinge and bottom pin & cam to the refrigerator.
3. Reinstalled door and adjusted front roller height to make door close better.

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Parts Used

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:1- 2 hours

ToolsNutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers

CustomerDilver from Milton KY

Refridgerater side warming, freezer warming

First I diagnosed the problem being a defrost timer as the symtoms are the same as the heater elements. I installed the timer and it worked great for about a week until the frost build up on the evaporator became too much again and then the symtoms returned. I then checked the heater elements and found that both were bad PLUS two clips to the elements were corroded. I then ordered the 2 heater elements. There is more than 1 heater element. Make sure you measure the length of each and then use the graph picture with "Parts Select" on the new ones before you order. There is about a 2" in length difference. Also one comes in a kit with thermostat and wires. Wrong for me. I really wanted that unit as I needed the harness for the bad terminals but it was the wrong heaters and it also came with a new thermostat. Luckly I did not order that one but did order a new thermostat to make sure I did not have to go through this ordeal again. When the parts came I had already replaced the terminals and was ready to go when FedX came. Just make sure you check your heaters before just buying the defrost timer as it may keep you from going back to redo your repair. Just doing your home work before ordering may save you much time in your repair. "PARTS SELECT" was one day on both orders and I just ordered standard shipping. They are great to do business with.

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Parts Used

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:30 - 60 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Screw drivers

CustomerKenneth from Gold Canyon AZ

Hinge cam riser wore out and split into peices

I checked the exploded view of the door assembly and the box assembly and determined the parts needed to properly solve the problem. I guessed correctly that the lower cam on the hinge assembly should be replaced at the same time since they had to work together. It ended up I had just the right parts and all of the nut head fasteners were the same size so only one wrench was needed. The door did have to be removed by detaching the top hinge as well.

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Parts Used

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsScrew drivers, Socket set

Customerlaurence from leesville SC

Door would not close automaticly.

Tools used: screw diver + 3/8 inch socket wrench


1. Removed the food from the refrigerator door.

2. Removed the top hinge.

3. Lifted door off bottom hinge.

4. Replaced bottom Hinge.

5. Removed the worn out plastic door cam and the shim from the bottom of the door.

6. Installed the new cam and the old shim to the door.(The new door hinge shim I bought was the correct shape but the wrong thickness).

7. Set the door on the new hinge and instaled the top hinge.

8. Turned on the refrigerator.

9. Door closes correctly.

Easy job!

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Parts Used

  • Bottom Hinge Assembly

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsSocket set

CustomerKevin from Grand Haven MI

Freezer door would not close,and would pop open if refridge side door would close

After recieving the part overnight (Very unexpected speedy delivery!) I propped the freezer side door up with a 4x4 and 2x4 and the old part came right off and the new part went right on with no hassels, Done in less than 15 min!!!!
The new part even came with step by step easy to follow directions.

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Parts Used

  • Bottom Hinge Assembly

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsScrew drivers, Wrench set

CustomerRick from Yadlley PA

Door would not close on its own

I removed the top hinge, lifted the door off the bottom hinge, rmoved and replaced the bottom hinge assembly, and reinstalled the door. I then aligned the door and reinstalled the upper hinge. The fridge works just like new!

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Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsSocket set

CustomerGARY from TUSCALOOSA AL

Hinges worn out

this repair was real easy. i chocked the bottom of the refrigerator door. unbolted the hinge and replaced it with new one. thats it repair complete.

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Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Screw drivers, Socket set

CustomerKevin from Northbridge MA

Door was not properly closing

Note: I was not aware that the Cam Riser came with the Hinge Assembly, and did not need the part.

1)Removed all food from right refridge door, then removed all shelves etc.
2)Removed phillips screw holding protective plastic cap on upper hinge, then removed cap.
3)Removed upper hinge using socket (to loosen and tighten) and nut driver, then removed door.
4)Removed Old hinge assembly, replaced with new using socket and nut driver
5)Removed Old Door Shim Cam & Door Hinge Shim from bottom of Door, then replaced with new parts.
6)Re-Installed Door, adjusting the top hinge for door to close properly, then put shelved and food back.

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  • Bottom Hinge Assembly

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsScrew drivers

CustomerJim from Ridgeley WV

Cam riser on lower hinge broke

REMOVED 2 SCREWS HOLDING TOP HINGE. REMOVED DOOR. REMOVED 2 SCREWS THAT HOLDS THE DOOR STOP AND CAM RISER REPLACED CAM RISER, PROVIDED, REPLACED STOP AND SCREWS. REMOVED 2 SCREWS HOLDING LOWER HINGE REPLACED WITH HINGE, PROVIDED, REPLACED SCREWS. PUT DOOR IN PLACE AND REPLACED TOP HINGE AND SREWS. JOB DONE

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  • Bottom Hinge Assembly

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsScrew drivers, Socket set

CustomerGreg from Island Park NY

I complained to my wife that she wasn't closing the door all the way. My buddy found a torn washer on the floor and we discovered the riser cams (both) worn torn apart

Not really sure of the age of this fridge, as we bought the house 2.5 yrs ago.

I'm one who if it can go wrong, it will, so not realizing how stable the door was from just having the top hinge and the magentic gasket, I declined to prop the door up on blocks the way some guys say the did, and instead removed the top hinge and lifted the whole door off the bottom hinge. I traced the outline of all parts with a felt pen before removing them, figuring I'd need witness marks to help with realignment after the install.
Nut driver might've been an easier choice than the socket set, but the only ones I have a brittle and I've broken the 5/16"...
All parts came out/off easily. The new bottom hinge and the old top hinge (both on the fridge side) practically aligned itself right on my marks, and the new cam (door side) just needed to be held while the screws were tightened. I used the extensioni rod off the ratchet to drive the screws most of the way (making a nutdriver out of it).
Parts were exactly as advertised, although there was a note in the package that stressed the need to replace both parts at the same time due to material differences in the original and replacement parts. Since the cam is sold separately without the hinge, it would be good for the website to reflect that before the purchase is made. Also, even though it was only the cam on the hinge and not the whole hinge that needed to be replaced, I could've bought hte two cams separately and drilled out the rivet as another person had done, but for the $5 difference in cost, why bother?
Door now closes itself as designed, albeit slower than the freezer side, but the Wife says it always did that.
Also interesting that when first assembled, the door DIDN'T close itself at first... not sure it it needed to wear a litle, or if it just needed the added weight of having items back in the door shelves.
Love the great website... just typed in the model number and the parts I needed, complete with drawings to make sure, were right there. Great UI.

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  • Bottom Hinge Assembly

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsPliers, Socket set, Wrench set, Wrench(Adjustable)

Customerdebbie from dublin OH

Hinge broke, and door would not remain closed

Part was easy to find on website. Part was delivered quickly. Reapir was easy, just replaced old hinge with new hinge.

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