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Door Reversal - Kenmore 69142 Use & Care Manual

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section before leveling yourrefrigerator.
1. Pluginpower c ord.
2. Moverefrigerator intofinallocation.
3. Level r efrigerator using a level p laced ontopofthe
refrigerator.
• Remove t oegrille.Grille snaps off.
• Turn rolleradjustment screws totherighttoraise
cabinet, ortothelefttolowercabinet. Front o f
refrigerator mustbe¼"(6mm), o r ½bubble onyour
level, h igherthanthebackofyourrefrigerator.
• Makesurerefrigerator cabinet i slevel f romsideto
sidebyadjusting leftandrightroller adjustment
screw.
• Turn stabilizing l eg(some models) totherightuntil
firmlyagainst floor.
rl'l
A Rolleradjustmentscrew
B
Stabilizingleg
(some models
Door Reversal
Some installations may require door reversal to achieve
full door swing. To reverse door swing direction perform
the following steps:
Tools Required
Putty knife (blade covered by masking tape)
5/ ,, hex nut driver
-16
3/8" hex nut driver
1/4"hex nut driver
Phillips screwdriver
Blade screwdriver
,
Remove refrigerator handle.
• Remove handle screw from top handle trim. Pry
up edge of handle trim using a putty knife with the
blade covered with masking tape. Remove handle
from door by removing 1 remaining mounting screw
at each end of handle.
Remove 1 plug from top hinge side of door and 2
from front hinge side of door. Replace 3 plugs in
empty mounting holes.opposite
side of door using
mounting screws removed in previous step.
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f-
A Handle trim
C
Screw
B Handle
D
Plugs
IMPORTANT:
For plug removal requiring use of flat blade
screwdriver or putty knife, blade of tool must be
covered with masking tape to avoid damage to
refrigerator
finish.
For plugs using a screwdriver- or nut
driver- style head, use appropriate tool to avoid damage
to plugs.
2.
Remove freezer door handle.
• Open freezer door 90 °. Locate two notches on
back of freezer handle. Insert flat screwdriver
driver blade or putty knife blade wrapped in
masking tape. Pry up back edge of handle cap
and remove from handle.
• Remove handle from door by removing two
mounting screws.
• Remove 2 plugs from opposite side of freezer door
and replace in empty mounting holes.
A Freezerhandle
C
Screws
B Handle cap
D
Plugs
3.
Remove top hinge cover. Top hinge cover snaps off.
Remove top hinge and hinge shim using hex nut
driver. Remove and retain all shims.
4.
Remove refrigerator door by lifting door off of center
hinge pin. Inspect door to verify all shims are with
hinge pin.
5.
Remove center hinge pin using hex nut driver. Due to
tight fit of pin, firm pressure may need to be applied.
Remove and retain all shims.
6.
Remove freezer door by lifting door off bottom hinge.
7.
Remove center hinge bracket and shim using Phillips
screwdriver.
8.
Remove toe grille and bottom hinge cover. Both snap
off.
9.
Remove bottom hinge and hinge shims using hex nut
driver. Remove and retain shims.

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