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Author Topic: Whirlpool door adj. Not up and down  (Read 236 times)

Offline Awalker

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Whirlpool door adj. Not up and down
« on: October 21, 2019, 05:14:27 PM »

I have a whirlpool WRX986SIHZ french door refrigerator. The left hand door has the little flapper that seals the gap between the doors when closed. There is a little curved guide at the top to swing the flapper in when opening the left side. The problem is that it doesn't swing it the complete 90* open and when you close the door the flapper hits on the opposing door. The left hand door seems as though it needs to be moved to the right a wee bit or the guide to the left. Has anyone come across the fix for this? I just didnt want to disassemble the whole rig and later find out it is easy some other way.



Offline tcarmen

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Re: Whirlpool door adj. Not up and down
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2019, 07:07:23 PM »
The cabinets are pretty flexible and the doors are rigid.

If the face isn't square (check it with a carpenter's square), nothing lines up right.

You might need to adjust the rollers/legs or put a shim under a corner.