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Door Removal - Kenmore Refrigerator Owner's Manual

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Door
Assembly
Removal
To Remove
The Door
Assemblies
(Do NOT
remove
the door
handles)
Tools Needed: Phillips Screwdriver
and a 5118" Nut Driver
1.
WARNING
TO AVOID THE RISK OF
ELECTRICAL SHOCK,
PERSONAL INJURY OR
DEATH: DISCONNECT THE
POWER CORD BEFORE
PROCEEDING.
CAUTION
To Avoid The Risk Of Personal
Injury or Property Damage first
tape the top of doors for safety
See Figure 7A.
(3) SCREWS
t!' /
SECURE EACH
,,i
/
IGURE 7A
2. Remove the top hinge covers.
See Figure 7.
3. Disconnect top hinge freezer door
wires. See Figure 8.
DISCONNECT
THE TOP HINGE WIRES
WARNING:
j
The Power Cord
must be discon-
nected.
PHILLIPS
she NUT DRIVER
PHILLIPS SCREW
SECURES
THE
GROUND
WIRE
_lh CAUTION:
The Ground
Wire must be
connected when
PULL THE ELECTRICAL
the doors are
CONNECTORS
APART
reassembled.
\
/
FREEZER
DOOR TOP HINGE SHOWN
(THE FRESH FOOD DOOR TOP
HINGE HAS NO WIRES)
FIGURE 8
4. Disconnect freezer door bottom
hinge water line by disconnecting the
tl4" O.D. plastic tube union nut
See Figure 9. Slide the compression
nut off the water tube.
TO
DISCONNECT
WATER
TUBE
- REMOVE
THE
TUBE
CLAMP
SCREW
REMOVE
THE
TUBE
BOTTOM
OF FREEZER
DOOR
DISCONNECT
THIS PLASTIC UNION
AND PULL THE TUBE
THROUGH
THE CLAMP
FIGURE 9
5. Mark around the upper hinge
brackets with a pencil to locate them
for reassembly
6. Remove the upper door hinges,
(3) three screws per upper hinge.
See Figure 8.
Remove tape from top of freezer
door.
The freezer door water line will
thread through the bottom hinge.
Lift the door off carefully
See Figure 10.
CAUTION
To Avoid The Risk Of Personal
Injury Or Property Damage have
two people remove the door.
One to hold the door and one to
remove the safety tape, and help
with the tools.
REMOVING
THE
FREEZER
DOOR
TUBE
UNION
WATER
TUBE
LOWER HINGE BRACKET
FIGURE 10
9. Remove tape from top of refrigerator
door.
10. Remove the refrigerator door
assembly by lifting off the bottom
hinge pins. Note: At this point the
refrigerator may fit through the door-
way. If not, proceed to steps 11
and 12.
11. Mark around the lower hinge
brackets.
12. Remove the lower hinge bracket
screws. (2) screws per lower hinge.
See Figure 11.
(2) HINGE
SCREWS
PER_
_\
t_
"_,_t_"
.......................
BOTTOM
HINGE
_-_--1_
_
_'_1_
ROLLER
ADJUSTING
SCREWS
_
I _--_-__
USE
SOCKET
WRENCH
TO_. _
IBOTTOM_------J_-REMOVE
AND
INSTALL
HINGE
_,"_"_9_,
.,NGE SCREWS
DEPTH OFBOTTOM HINGES
FIGURE 11
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WARNING:
TO AVOID RISK OF ELECTRICAL
SHOCK, PERSONAL INJURY OR
DEATH, THE GROUND WIRES
MUST BE CONNECTED WHEN THE
DOORS ARE REASSEMBLED.
To install the door assemblies,
assemble in reverse order.
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