Door Removal and Reversal
NOTE: If your refrigerator is a stainless
steel model, reversing the
doors is not possible unless you order new doors from the factory,
The direction in which your refrigerator doors open can be reversed by moving
the door hinges from one side to the other. Reversing the door swing should
be performed by a qualified person
IMPORTANT: Before you begin, turn the refrigerator temperature control
to "0" and remove the electrical power cord from the wall outlet. Remove
any food from door shelves.
Remove toe grille and to p hinge cover.
Remove top hinge with 3/8" hex driver and lift freezer door off of
center hinge pin Set door aside.
Unscrew center hinge pin using adjustable wrench and save for
reassembiy Ensure plastic washer stays on hinge pin.
Lift refrigerator door off of bottom hinge and set aside.
Remove center hinge and shim by removing inside screw and
loosening two outside screws enough to allow hinge and shim to
slide out. Tighten screws.
Loosen two outside screws on opposite side of refrigerator, remove
inside screw and install center hinge.
Remove two screws on bottom hinge with 3/8" socket wrench.
install bottom hinge on opposite side with the two screws removed
from step 7.
Unscrew bottom hinge pin using adjastable wrench Move hinge pin
to other hob in hinge and tighten with adjustable wrench.
1O. Reverse door handles, see instructions on next page#.
11 Move freezer and refrigerator door stc ps to opposite side Before
starting screws use an awl to puncture the foam
12. Position refrigerator door onto bottom hinge pin and screw center
hinge pin through center hinge into top of door. Close refrigerator
door to help align hinge hob.
13. Tighten center hinge punwith adjustable wrench
14. Remove cabinet and hinge hob plugs and move to opposite side.
15. Lower freezer door onto center hinge pin
16. Close freezer door. Have an assistant lift up on opposite side of
door while tightening screws to install top hinge.
17. Replace toe grille and top hinge cover.
18. Plug in electrical power cord and turn refrigerator temperature control
to center position. Adjust setting as necessary.