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Adjustment of the fresh food door.

I am having a problem bring the refrig door up even with the freezer door. I have turned adjusting screw to the right with the allen wrench but get no response from the door.

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    It is a GE Profile model number PTX24BIBB BB with a serial number of TT222957.

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Normal for freezer door to be slightly higher, The upper hinges can be adjusted to make minor changes and raising the front roller under the rlower door will(or lower the higher side) help align them. It is a trial and error adjustment that takes time to get the best compromise of door alignment to cabinet setting.
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Posted on Oct 18, 2009

Testimonial: "I thank you for the help - I have tried to raise the Frest Food door with the allen wrench at the bottom without success. Will look further, thank yo"

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