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Door Closing Cam Kit

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PartSelect Number PS358690
Manufacturer Part Number 4318165
Manufactured by Whirlpool

This door closing cam kit is intended for use with the bottom of refrigerator and freezer door hinges. The cam helps with the closing of the doors and to keep them slightly in position when opened.

This part works with the following brands: Whirlpool, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Roper, Estate.

This part works with the following products: Refrigerator, Freezer.

This part fixes the following symptoms:

  • Door won’t open or close.
  • Door Sweating.
  • Fridge too warm.
  • Clicking sound.
  • Noisy.
  • Fridge runs too long.

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Question:

I need to replace the bottom door cam on the refrigerator side what part numbers do i use? Are they wpz182179 and wpw10329686? Do i need (2) ps11742745 also?Thanks

Rick for model number ED27DQXAB05
Answer:

Hi Rick, Thank you for your inquiry. The kit that you have referenced in your question, part number 4318165, contains all the parts that you will need. I hope this helps. Thank you and have a great day!

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Parts Used:
  • Door Closing Cam Kit
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
Customer: Martin from Safford, AZ

My cam on the bottom of the refrigerator door broke and also the door stop broke

I followed the video that you have for this part and it was very easy to repair. The video that you put together showing how to do the repair, made the job very simple, and your service was outstanding. What a great web site!!! Thanks

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Parts Used:
  • Door Closing Cam Kit
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Screw drivers, Socket set
Customer: Thomas from West Chester, OH

Lower door parts failed

took door of and replaced ,no problem

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Parts Used:
  • Door Closing Cam Kit
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Socket set
Customer: John from Titusville, FL

Hinges were making a popping sound and did not close properly

I followed the video instructions available on the net. Hardest part of the job was getting up off the floor after I disconnected the water line. I'm 90 years old

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Parts Used:
  • Door Closing Cam Kit
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
Customer: Michele from Pomona, NY

Refrigerator door fell off

I watched the how-to video on your website first and it made the job so much easier. Just remove the upper hinge, lift the door off, and replace the cam bushings on the bottom hinge. Put it back together in reverse order and your done! Thanks for having such an informative website! It saved me from buying a new appliance.

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Parts Used:
  • Door Closing Cam Kit
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
Customer: Thomas from Prairieville, LA

Door would not swing shut on its own as normal.

Empty the refrigerator door of all items and removable shleves.
Reomve top hinge (three screwsa at top of exterior).
Lift door off of bottom hinge pin.
Lay door across table
Remove top half of cam from door and replace with new cam half.
Remove bottom half of cam from bottom door hinge pin.
Lubricate both cam surfaces with small amount of silicone lubricant.
Replace door on bottom hinge pin and replace top hinge.
You may need help guiding teh door back onto the botttom hinge pin.
Replace all door shelves. Done!

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Parts Used:
  • Door Closing Cam Kit
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Socket set
Customer: Fred from Harrisonburg, VA

Popping noise when opening and closing door.

The parts were delivered promptly. I ordered the kit assembly because I didn't know which part was the problem. Reading the remarks from other people's symptoms and solutions made the process much easier. I replaced both the upper and lower cams. Lubricated the cams and reinstalled the door.. Problem solved!!!!

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Parts Used:
  • Door Closing Cam Kit
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Socket set, Wrench set
Customer: James from Reading, PA

Plastic door cams wore away over time

I removed the door and replaced the door cams and reinstalled the door

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Parts Used:
  • Door Closing Cam Kit
Level of Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Socket set
Customer: Diana from Salt Lake City, UT

Broken bottom door hinge, clunked when opened

I am a single female so the hardest part was lifting the door off and then trying to get it back on the hinge. I used the same bolts that were on the door so putting the new parts on was the easiest part. The slowest part was finding the right socket for the bolts and unscrewing the originals. Beats hiring a repair man.

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Parts Used:
  • Door Closing Cam Kit
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Screw drivers, Socket set
Customer: Richard H from Mason City, IA

Teflon lower cam broke into from wear

removed door,removed worn part and replaced with new.

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Parts Used:
  • Door Closing Cam Kit
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Wrench set
Customer: George from Ft. Myers Beach, FL

Cams on lower hinge fractured and door wouln't close

1. Used fine tip marker pen to draw outline of upper hinge position

2. unloaded food from door

3. took decorative cover off upper hing mount

4. loosened 3 screws (not completely) and lifted up upper hinge to permit upper door pin/hinge to come free.

5. lifted door off lower hinge.

6. remove broken pieces, cleaned, put in new pieces, added small amount of grease

7. put door on bottom hinge.

8. put top hinge into door

9. snugged up three screws in top hinge plate.

10. had to loosen top hinge screws and tap hinge plate around to get door to close by itself when about 1-2 inches from being closed

Best part was PartSelect save me bunches of money and got parts quickly

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Parts Used:
  • Door Closing Cam Kit
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Nutdriver
Customer: Charles from Englewood, CO

Fridge door wouldn't close by itself

I removed the door (three screws on top). Flipped the door upside down, removed the cams, and replaced with the new ones and replaced the door. Now the door closes great. The only problem is that the door sort of "clunks" into place when I open or close it. I am not sure that I used the right cams. The drawing on the directions was not at all clear.

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Parts Used:
  • Door Closing Cam Kit
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Socket set
Customer: robert from ramona, CA

Refrig door was clunking when opening &closing.

rem upper hinge on door on & lifted door off. installed kit provided & ressemble.

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Parts Used:
  • Door Closing Cam Kit
Level of Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
Customer: Mary from Amherst, NH

Doors not closing without a serious push.

Replaced the refrigerator and removed doors to put the old unit in the basement as an overflow fridge. Noticed the cams broken/worn/missing on bottom door hinges. Ordered parts. When parts arrived, installed them and fridge back in operation. Parts kit had screws with slightly different sized heads, and if you used the wrong ones to mount the cams, there would be a clearance problem. There were no instructions with the parts to explain this. There also were a couple of plastic parts in the kit that were not used - no explanation given.

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Parts Used:
  • Door Closing Cam Kit
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Nutdriver
Customer: Kevin from Lake Havasu City, AZ

Door won't close its self or tight

Very easy to remove door replace door cams reassemble shuts tight now and works like new

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Parts Used:
  • Door Closing Cam Kit
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Screw drivers, Socket set
Customer: John from Old Bridge, NJ

Door closing cam broke

Part-fect!!!

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