This is a model with bottom freezer (model number BX22A2W). Is there
some kind of adjusting screw(s) on the hinge of this thing to keep it
shut? The magnet is the seal doesn't seem very strong at all. When I
push it shut I will hold it shut for a few seconds; when I move it
will come open. The is nothing that I can see that would be pushing
it open. It almost seems like the weight of the door itself (toward
the end you open) is 'sliding' (very slightly, enough to open door I
mean I can't really tell the door is sitting at an angle) down the
slope of the freezer. I hope that makes sense. My best guess at this
point is that there is some screw somewhere that needs tightening to
hold the door up properly.
ANY thoughts are appreciated as this is driving me nuts!!!
Level the fridge but with a very slight tilt back. Check the door gasket on
the hinge side. If it is bunching up or sticky from something, it will
cause the door to open back up from the springing of the rubber. Clean that
side of the gasket and apply a wax like Pledge so it will slip into place
when the door is closed. Like I said, if it kind of sticks as the door is
closed, it will cause the door to spring back open.
bird email@example.com (Jack) wrote in message
For sure check the shelves on the door and inside the refrigerator for
soemthing that may be preventing the door from closing properly and
"popping" it back open. Door hinges, door stops would have to be
checked to make sure nothing is loose/bent/out of place preventing the
door from closing fully. There is no magic "adjusting screw" to help
the door close. Each and every aspect of the door ( gasket, hinges,
shelves, hinge washers/spacers ) would have to be checked and
elminated as possible trouble makers.
Levelling the refrigerator, usually level the refrigerator so the
front is slightly higher than the back, this will help the door close.
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