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296959-1-S-GE-WR24X435          -Fresh Food Door Gasket
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Fresh Food Door Gasket

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PartSelect Number PS296959
Manufacturer Part Number WR24X435
Manufactured by GE

This black door gasket is used to seal the refrigerator door when closed to keep the cool air inside and the room air out.

This part works with the following brands: General Electric.

This part works with the following products: Refrigerator.

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Parts Used:
  • Fresh Food Door Gasket
Level of Difficulty: Difficult
Time to do repair: More than 2 hours
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Customer: John H. from Kendall Park, NJ

Refrigerator door gasket split and no longer sealed. Refr 50°f

As per instructions on box, I straightened out folded new gasket by immersing in near boiling water. Not completely successful, but good enough. Old gasket pulled smoothly out of groove in metal track on door. Pressing new gasket into slot in metal track on door with enough force to get the barbed ridge to squeeze in and catch was very difficult. The new gasket is not all soft rubber like the old one. It has soft brown rubber plus a stiff white plastic frame. A ridge on that plastic frame has to be bent enough when pressing the gasket against the metal frame until the soft rubber barbed ridge goes in far enough to catch. I spent an hour trying and looking at it and think ing before I concluded it really was the right gasket for my door and how to try to do it. There were no instructions included regarding installation. I was able to finally firmly seat gasket along one side of door by squeezing with as much force as I could with both hands on each spot, then moving my hands an inch and doing that spot. But my hands gave out before I could do more. Yet my refr was warming up. I decided to take off the door handle to get it out of the way, and apply a board to either side of door and use two large C-clamps to apply the necessary force every inch to get the gasket seated. I had to walk this contraption all the way around the rest of the door. Took about three hours total to install the gasket after 1/2 hour to heat the gasket to straighten it. Much harder physically and in complexity than I expected. I think the white plastic ridge is more rigid than it needs to be. Instructions would have helped a lot.

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Model Cross Reference

This part works with the following models:

PartSelect Number: PS296959
Manufacturer Part Number: WR24X435
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