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I have a new Amana bottom mount and the top door on the fridge itself does not close unless you give it a push.

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Check to ensure items in and around the refrigerator and the door are not preventing the door from closing on its own.

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SOURCE: Amana BR22 top refrig not cooling

HI, your Air damper control assembly is faulty. you should replace this vital part asap.

Posted on May 24, 2009

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SOURCE: Bottom hinge on fridge door broken

Yes, there is supposed to be a plastic bushing/washer under there. Usually 1/8 inch thick. If a dealer is not handy you may cut some out of plastic to put there. Then undo the top hinge, and carefully lift the door off (you might want to empty the shelfs). Put your spacer on the hinge pin, and replace the door and the top hinge.

Posted on Jan 28, 2008

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SOURCE: door doesn't close automatically.

it sounds like you need a new set of door cams. they should look something like this. they mount on the bottom hinge and use the weight of the door to close it.2fe6866.jpg

Posted on Jul 27, 2008

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SOURCE: Amana ARB2117BW - Bottom Freezer Door Won't Stay Sealed

This problem was posted in the wrong section. My model didn't have it's own, so its in ABB1927DE Bottom Freezer Refrigerator - perhaps you could create a section for it.

As it turns out, I looked more closely at the baskets inside. We had noticed that if the top basket was slid all the way forward when we closed the door that it would close better. So I looked to see if they or the slides were out of alignment. They seemed ok, but then I saw that the way the bottom basket was hanging didn't seem right - it was not quite nestled into it's retainer slot. I took the baskets out and turned the bottom one around. It fit perfectly into it's retainer slot. I then replaced the top one (it was already in correctly) and closed the door. It sealed correctly the first time. I tested it several times after that and it sealed tightly. Closing the top door did not make it unseal as it had done before.

Posted on Jan 23, 2009

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SOURCE: Side by side Amana freezer/fridge. When you close

Possibly need the hinges adjusted.

Posted on Jul 15, 2009

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