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Refrigerator door seal that is not sealing properly

Issue description:

Over time, you may notice on the refrigerator doors that they do not close tightly. This is due to the fact that the seal is shrinking. The consequences of this are the simplest - spoiled food and continuous operation of the compressor. It is necessary to replace the gum of the seal with a new one.

Refrigerator door seal that is not sealing properly


The seal is replaced as follows: The unit is disconnected from the network and allowed to stand for 30 minutes. First, dismantle the old gasket. Then the channel for the seal is cleaned. It is washed with water and detergent and dried. Then degrease with alcohol. A new gasket is stretched around the perimeter of the door and inserted into the channel. If the old seal was in the grooves, then insert the new one in the same way. If it was attached with screws, then the elastic is also screwed on. At the same time, they use new self-tapping screws and try to get into the original grooves. If the tape was attached with glue, then a new one is also glued. The surface is heated with a hairdryer, the door is closed and allowed to cool. Check the work. If the door does not fit tightly to the body, they are looking for installation defects. When it opens with some effort, the installation is correct. If you need help with high end refrigerator repair, call us right now!