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Remove And Replace Freezer Drawer; Replace Doors And Hinges - Whirlpool W10366205A User Manual

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Refrigerator door
1. Remove the refrigerator handle assembly as shown in
Graphic 2. Keep all parts together.
2. Remove door handle seal screw front. Move to opposite side
of refrigerator door as shown in Graphic 5.
3. Remove the door stop. Move it to the opposite side of the
refrigerator door as shown in Graphic 3.
4. Attach refrigerator handle on opposite side of the refrigerator
door with the two screws as shown in Graphic 2. Replace
handle trim as shown.
5. Tighten all screws. Set aside the door until hinges and freezer
compartment drawer are in place.
Freezer door
1. Remove the freezer handle assembly as shown in Graphic 4.
Keep all parts together.
2. Remove door stop. Move to opposite side of freezer door as
shown in Graphic 3.
3. Attach handle to opposite side of freezer door.
4. Tighten all screws. Set the door aside.
5. Remove the base grille by grasping the grille firmly with both
hands and pulling it toward you.
NOTE: Place a shim under the bottom front edge of the
refrigerator cabinet to take the weight off the roller brackets.
6. Remove the screws from both roller brackets. See Graphic 6.
7. Remove the hinge plate located behind the roller bracket and
move it to the opposite side of the refrigerator. Move the hinge
pin and shim to the outside hole on the hinge plate. See
Graphic 6.

Replace Doors and Hinges

Standard Door
NOTE: Graphics may be reversed if door swing is reversed.
Freezer drawer models
1. Replace the parts for the bottom hinge as shown. Tighten
screws.
NOTE: Provide additional support for the door while the
hinges are being moved. Do not depend on the door gasket
magnets to hold the door in place while you are working.
2. Assemble the parts for the top hinge as shown in Top Hinge
graphic. Do not tighten screws completely.
3. Adjust the door so that the bottom of the refrigerator door is
aligned with the top of the freezer drawer. Tighten all screws.
Freezer door models
1. Make sure the hinge plate is securely fastened behind the
roller bracket and that the hinge pin is inserted into the outside
hole. Fully tighten all roller bracket screws. See Graphic 6.
2. Remove the shim that you placed under the front edge of the
refrigerator cabinet. Replace the freezer door.
NOTE: Provide additional support for the door while the
hinges are being moved. Do not depend on the door gasket
magnets to hold the door in place while you are working.
3. Assemble the parts for the center hinge as shown in the
Center Hinge graphic, and tighten all the screws. Replace the
refrigerator door.
4. Assemble the parts for the top hinge as shown in the Top
Hinge graphic. Do not tighten the screws completely.
5. Adjust the doors so that the bottom of the refrigerator door is
aligned with the top of the freezer door. Tighten all screws.
French Doors
1. Assemble the parts for the top hinges as shown in Top Hinge
graphic. Do not tighten the screws completely.
2. Replace the parts for the bottom hinges as shown in Bottom
Hinge graphic. Tighten screws. Replace the refrigerator doors.
NOTE: Provide additional support for the refrigerator doors
while the hinges are being moved. Do not depend on the door
gasket magnets to hold the doors in place while you are
working.
3. Align each door so that the bottom of the refrigerator door
aligns evenly with the top of the freezer drawer. Tighten all
screws.
4. Reconnect the wiring plug on top of the left-hand side
refrigerator door.
5. Replace the top hinge covers.

Remove and Replace Freezer Drawer

IMPORTANT:
Two people may be required to remove and replace the freezer
drawer.
All graphics are included later in this section after "Final
Steps."
Remove Drawer Front
1. Open the freezer drawer to full extension.
2. Loosen the four screws attaching the drawer glides to the
drawer front. See Drawer Front Removal graphic.
NOTE: Loosen screws three to four turns. Keep the screws in
the drawer front.
3. Lift drawer front upward and off the screws. See Drawer Front
Removal graphic.
Replace Drawer Front
1. Slide the drawer glides out of the freezer compartment. Insert
the screws in the top of the drawer front into the slots in the
drawer brackets. See Drawer Front Replacement graphic.
2. Pull the drawer brackets toward you to insert the two screws
in the bottom of the drawer front into the brackets. See
Drawer Front Replacement graphic.
3. Completely tighten the four screws.
Final Steps
1. Check all holes to make sure that hole plugs and screws are in
place. Reinstall top hinge cover as shown in Top Hinge
graphic.
2. Replace the base grille.
WARNING
Electrical Shock Hazard
Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
Do not remove ground prong.
Do not use an adapter.
Do not use an extension cord.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death,
fire, or electrical shock.
3. Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
4. Return all removable door parts to door and food to
refrigerator.
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