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How to Check Door Removal or Door Reversal Installation

Were the doors removed when refrigerator was installed?

If the doors were removed during the installation process, ensure they were properly installed.  If the doors were not installed correctly it could cause the follow:

  • Doors unable to close properly or seal properly
  • Frost build-up or moisture concerns
  • Temperature fluctuation 
  • Doors not properly aligned
  • Door switch unable to actuate correctly

Refer to the Use and Care Guide or Installation Instructions for specific information for your Refrigerator or for information on how to reverse the door swing.

 

Was the door swing reversed?

Top-freezer refrigerator doors can swing in either direction. When the hinges are on the right side of the door, the refrigerator is a right-hand swing model. If the hinges are on the left, it is a left-hand swing model. Reversing door swing can result in:

  • Doors not sealing correctly
  • Door switch not being actuated correctly
  • Door not properly aligned

Refer to the Use and Care Guide or Installation Instructions for specific information for your Refrigerator or for information on how to reverse the door swing.