Straighten the door by adjusting a hinge
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Photo 1: Loosen the hinge bolts
Loosen the hinge bolts slightly with a wrench.
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Photo 2: Retighten the bolts
Straighten the door and retighten the bolts.
A sagging refrigerator or freezer door
doesn't just look bad. It can cause the
door gaskets to seal poorly, and that
means your fridge will work harder to
keep the milk cold. It can also lead to
frost buildup in the freezer. To realign
the door, just pry off the hinge cap and
loosen the hinge screws. Then align the
door with the top of the refrigerator.
Adjust only the top hinge to straighten
an upper door. To realign the lower
door, adjust the middle hinge. Moving
the middle hinge will affect the upper
door, so you may have to adjust the top