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HOW TO TRANSFER
THE DOOR
HINGE
LOCATION
OF A
REVERSIBLE
DOOR
Refer to the disassembly diagram and change the door hinges in the following procedure.
The numbers in the diagram (see back page) indicate the procedure order in the
instructions.
I.
Remove the hinge cap by twisting it off,
2.
Remove the upper hexagonal head screws:
The upper hinge and the freezer door can now be removed.
3.
Remove the middle hexagonal
head screws. The refrigerator
door can now be removed.
4.
Remove the screws for middle hinge hotes on the left side and re-attach
it symmetrically to
the holes on the opposite
side.
5.
Tilt the refrigerator
back or lay it on its back for steps 6, 7. and 8. Use a pad or blanket to
protect the floor and to avoid scratching the painted finish.
6.
Remove the leveling legs by turning them counterclockwise.
Remove the lower hexagonal
head screws, two on the hinge side and one near the front comer of the other side
7.
Attach the bottom hinge symmetrically to the other side of the cabinet,
8.
Attach the left side leg and leg spacer to the other side hole whichwas
positioned
symmetrically.
9.
Remove the plug buttons and insert them in Ihe holes from which the screws were removed in
Procedure 2.
10. Take off the hinge grommet caps from both the Freezer and the Refrigerator
doors using a
screwdriver
and insert them in the hinge collars on the opposite sides.
I. ]. Remove the freezer door hinge stopper and the hinge Stopper screws and install them in the
other side of the door.
] 2, Remove the refrigerator
door hinge stopper and the screws and install them in the other side
of the door.
13. Attach the refrigerator
door to the bottom hinge
14. Rotate the middle hinge 180. Attadh it Io the refrigerator
door and secure it with a screw. (Do
not tighten the screw completely.)
] 5, Attach the upper hinge to the freezer door. Attach the freezer door to the middle hinge and
use the screw to attach the upper hinge.(Do not tighten the screws completely.)
16. The direction in which the door openshas now been changed; however, the tot|owing points
should be checked:
a.
Make sure the door is on straight.
b.
Make sure that there is no space between the door gasket and the refrigerator
unit itself
when the deor is closed.
c.
Make sure that the gasket on the hinge side is not caught between'the
door and the unit
when the door is opened or closed. (If the door is forced closed when the gasket is
caught, the gasket
may be damaged.)
When checking
the above points,
if it is discovered
that the door is not installed propedy (this
is apt to happen at the first try), loosen the screws holding the upper hinge, straighten the
door and tighten the screws slowly with the socket wrench. After making sure that the door is
installed correctly,
tighten all the screws holding the hinge.
If they are not tightened,
the door may slip out of position or there may be an opening
between the door and th_ unit.
17. Sta{,d the unit back in the upright position.
Plug
Button
Hinge Cap
Spacer
GrOmmet
Cap
F-Door S LOpper
Hexa9ona!
Heed
Screws
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