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Offline Joe Sr.

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Re: fridge door gasket not sealing
« Reply #15 on: April 22, 2016, 09:27:35 PM »
Hinges were the problem. I did a shoddy job moving the door apparently and the bottom hinge was loose. I was able to snug it up considerably which made the fridge and freezer doors hit each other. With some other adjustments, it appears to be much better. Thanks for the help. I prematurely inquired without really taking a look at what I was dealing with.

I have to realign and tighten hinges on one fridge every now and then.

Next time, hit the screws with loctite.  Use the blue.  Red is tough to break if you have to.
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Re: fridge door gasket not sealing
« Reply #16 on: April 23, 2016, 12:02:12 AM »
Hinges were the problem. I did a shoddy job moving the door apparently and the bottom hinge was loose. I was able to snug it up considerably which made the fridge and freezer doors hit each other. With some other adjustments, it appears to be much better. Thanks for the help. I prematurely inquired without really taking a look at what I was dealing with.

I have to realign and tighten hinges on one fridge every now and then.

Next time, hit the screws with loctite.  Use the blue.  Red is tough to break if you have to.

I don't think I get the factory torque, so that is good advice, that as a engineer I should have thought of.
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Re: fridge door gasket not sealing
« Reply #17 on: April 23, 2016, 12:27:46 AM »
I'm no engineer, but I wrench on a lot of stuff.
It's all in the reflexes. - Jack Burton