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Offline donsabol

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freezer door pops open
« on: November 14, 2013, 09:19:52 PM »

go a jenn air model js42edbda.. when they close the food door the freezer door pops open and has to be pushed does have door closure on it .... with a spring  all looks OK..just looks like you have to pull out  the build in frig out and tip to side to work on the hinge or change the spring...does  anyone know of any bulletin's that may had been posted on this problem

Offline dab147315

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Re: freezer door pops open
« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2013, 08:56:55 AM »
Have you tried to lubricate fresh food door with a food grade silicone grease and tilted the refrigerator roller back so the door will slide back when the freezer is shut?The compression of air when any door is closed will force one or the other open.

Offline donsabol

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Re: freezer door pops open
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2013, 05:05:42 PM »
but ... unit can't tilt back  its a build in..and the doors have spring loaded hinges...something going back tells me they had a problem with hinge systems..just wondering if anyone recalls or has been down this graveled road


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