Remove And Replace Refrigerator Doors And Drawer Front - KitchenAid KFFS20EYMS Use & Care Manual

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Remove and Replace Refrigerator Doors and Drawer Front

Depending on the width of your door opening, it may be
necessary to remove the refrigerator doors to move the
refrigerator into your home.
IMPORTANT:
If the refrigerator was previously installed and you are moving
it out of the home, before you begin, turn the refrigerator
control OFF, and unplug the refrigerator or disconnect power.
Remove food and any adjustable door or utility bins from
doors.
Keep the refrigerator doors closed until you are ready to lift
them free from the cabinet. Provide additional support for the
refrigerator door while the hinges are being removed. Do not
depend on the door gasket magnets to hold the door in place
while you are working.
All graphics referenced in the following instructions are
included later in this section after "Final Steps."
TOOLS NEEDED:
",
", and
®†
Torx
T25 screwdriver, #2 Phillips screwdriver, and a flat-blade
screwdriver.
Remove Doors and Hinges
1. Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power.
2. Remove the base grille. Grasp the grille firmly and pull it
toward you.
3. Starting with the right-hand side door, remove the parts for the
top hinge as shown in Top Hinge graphic. Lift the refrigerator
door from the bottom hinge pin.
4. Remove the hinge pin cover from the bottom hinge pin and
keep it for later use. See Bottom Hinge graphic.
5. Remove top hinge cover from left-hand side refrigerator door.
6. Remove the parts for the top hinge as shown in Top Hinge
graphic. Lift the left-hand side door from the bottom hinge pin.
NOTE: On some models, remove the hinge pin cover from the
bottom hinge pin and keep it for later use. See Bottom Hinge
graphic.
Replace Doors and Hinges
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 hinge as shown in Bottom
Hinge graphic. Tighten screws. Replace the refrigerator door.
NOTE: Provide additional support for the refrigerator 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. Align the door so that the bottom of the refrigerator doors
align evenly with the top of the freezer drawer. Tighten all
screws.
4. Replace the top hinge covers.
Remove and Replace Freezer Drawer Front
IMPORTANT: Two people may be required to remove and replace
the freezer drawer. Graphics are included later in this section.
To 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.
†®TORX is a registered trademark of Saturn Fasteners, Inc.
4
" hex head socket wrenches,
4. The refrigerator leveling/roller assembly protrudes from each
side of the cabinet base. Remove the three screws attaching
each assembly, and remove the assemblies. See Refrigerator
Leveling/Roller Assembly graphic.
To replace drawer front:
1. Align the leveling/roller assembly with the holes on each side
of the refrigerator cabinet. Using the screws removed, reinstall
the assemblies to the cabinet base. Tighten the screws
completely.
2. 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.
3. Pull the drawer brackets toward you to position the two
screws in the bottom of the drawer front into the brackets and
completely tighten the four screws. See Drawer Front
Replacement graphic.
4. Replace the base grille.
Pull open the freezer drawer.
Align the three clips on the back of the base grille with the
three tabs at the base of the refrigerator.
Push the base grille in toward the refrigerator until it is
firmly in place.
Final Steps
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.
1. Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
2. Return all removable parts to doors and drawer and food to
refrigerator and freezer.
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A. Tab
B. Clip

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