297890-1-S-GE-WR2X4540          -Door Shim Cam
297890-1-S-GE-WR2X4540          -Door Shim Cam

Door Shim Cam

PartSelect Number PS297890

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

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Parts Used

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsNutdriver

CustomerPeter from Douglassville PA

Right fridge door had to be propped shut with a chair

Took off top hinge, door came off, pried cam off of rivet on bottom hinge assy. used 2 pair of pliers to force new cam over rivet, add shims and another cam up on door.Put door back on -all done!

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Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsSocket set

CustomerGeorge from Harrisburg PA

Door hinge shims worn out

The PartSelect web site was able to direct me right to my GE double door frig using the model number. I called in to order the parts that were worn out with some operator assistance finding out all parts were available to my surprise. I received the parts in just a few days. I blocked the door up with some scrap lumber allowing me to take the old hinge off being careful to watch where the old parts were located. I reassembled the new hinge. It all took about 30 minutes and about $40. If I would have called a service repairman it would have easily cost me $100 and with a lot less satisfaction. This is the second time I have used PartSelect with similar results.

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Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Wrench set

CustomerJerry from Goodlettsville TN

Fridg fresh food door dropped on hinge side

I used a 5" tall can of peaches to hold up the
door while I removed the screws on hinge & door stop. I removed the shims & cam riser on the
door . I then removed the hinge & used the dremel tool to cut the rivet off . I used a bolt ,nut & lock
washer in place of the rivet. Re- installed the
cams & shims ,added a little lube on the cams &
the hinge . Everything worked good . I would say it
was an easy repair.
Jerry Johnson

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Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsSocket set

CustomerANTHONY from MONROE CT

Refrigerator door made noise when opening. Door did not close automatically. Black plastic pieces were on the floor.

I learned from previous published repair stories. I was able to make the repair without taking the door off. I first took the food and beverages off the door to reduce weight. Next, I supported the bottom of the door with a piece of 2x4 wood and shims to take the weight when I removed the hinge. I only needed a socket set to remove the old hinge and install the new one. I am glad that the hinge kit came with both the hinge and mating cam because both parts were broken. I also bought the shims because pieces from the old parts were broken on the floor. The job went easy and the door closes perfectly now.

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