Reversing the Door of your Bottom Mounted Fridge Freezer

Last Update date : 2016.05.03

 

■ Reversing the Door

 

 Before you reverse the refrigerator door, make sure to unplug the refrigerator. Samsung recommends

 that reversing of the door opening is only completed by Samsung approved Service providers. This will

 be on a chargeable basis and at the customers expense.

 

ㆍAny damage caused while attempting to reverse the door opening is not covered under the appliance

   manufactures warranty.

ㆍAny repairs requested due to this circumstance will be completed on a chargeable basis at the

   customers expense.

 

 

 - Before attempting to reverse the refrigerator doors ensure that the refrigerator is disconnected from

    the mail electricity supply and all food stuffs are emptied from inside the appliance.

 - If the customer does not feel confident to follow instruction in the user manual, a Samsung qualified

   service engineer must be contacted to carry out this change.

 - Do not plug in Refrigerator just after door reverse finished process and wait for at least one hour.

 

 

 Required Tools 

 

Not provided: Phillips Head Driver ( ), Flat Head Driver (-), 11 mm Wrench (for hinge shaft), 8 mm Socket Wrench/ Additional part: Hinge Cover / Cap Space Door 

 

 

1. Remove the Cover Wire(1) and Cap door L(2).

 

Remove the Cover Wire and Cap door L 

 

 

2. Remove the Cover Hinge to push a hook like below Pictures.

 

 Remove the Cover Hinge to push a hook 

 

 

3. Disconnect the housing.

    And then remove 2screws on the Upper Hinge and Upper Hinge.

 

Disconnect the housing. 

 

  ¤ CAUTION : The door is heavy, be careful not to injure yourself when removing the door.

 

 

4. Remove the fridge door from the Middle hinge by carefully lifting the door straight up.

 

Remove the fridge door from the Middle hinge  

 

 ¤ CAUTION : The door is heavy, be careful not to injure yourself when removing the door.

 

 

5. Disassemble the Middle hinge.

 

Disassemble the Middle hinge. 

 

 

6. Remove the freezer door from the Bottom hinge by carefully lifting the door straight up.

 

Remove the freezer door from the Bottom 

 ¤ CAUTION : The door is heavy, be careful not to injure yourself when removing the door.

 

7. Lay the refrigerator carefully.

    Remove the Leg(1) and the Hinge Low(2).

 

Lay the refrigerator carefully. Remove the Leg and the Hinge Low. 

 

8. Remove the screw (1) on the bottom right side of fridge and freezer door. Switch Lever Auto Closer

   (2) from right to the left.

 

Remove the screw on the bottom right side of fridge and freezer door. Switch Lever Auto Closer  from right to the left. 

 

9. Assemble the Middle hinge by the Phillips Head(+) screw driver. First of all, assemble the Freezer door

    and Hinge Mid. And then assemble Hinge Low and Fridge Door with Assy Hinge Up.

 

Assemble the Middle hinge by the Phillips Head( ) screwdriver. First of all, assemble the Freezer door and Hinge Mid. And then assemble Hinge  Low and Fridge Door with Assy Hinge Up. 

 

 · Assembling procedure of the Door

  Hinge Mid → Freezer Door → Hinge Low → Fridge Door with Assy Hinge Up

 

 ¤ CAUTION : Be careful not to injure yourself during operation.

 

 

 10. Switch the position of Bottom hinge and Leg( Right → Left).

      Assemble the Hinge Low after putting the Freezer Door in the middle hinge.

Switch the position of Bottom hinge and Leg(Right → Left). Assemble the Hinge Low after putting the Freezer Door in the middle hinge. 

 

 · Disassemble the Guide auto close and the Shaft-hinge(1).

 · Assemble the Shaft-hinge and the Guide auto close like this Picture.

 · Put the Cap Cover Control Panel(2) out from the Cover Control Panel(3) like the Picture.

 

11. After removing a Cover control(1), switch the Wire door(2) direction to opposite side on Fridge Door

     (Display only).

      Assemble the Cover- Control with Screw (A) like a Picture(3).

 

After removing a Cover control , switch the Wire door direction to opposite side on Fridge Door (Display model only). Assemble the Cover-Control with Screw like a Picture. 

 

12. Use 11mm wrench to separate the Top hinge shaft. Flip the hinge shaft and reattach the Top hinge

     shaft.

Use 11 mm wrench to separate the Top hinge shaft. Flip the Top hinge and reattach the Top  hinge shaft. 

 

13. Insert the Top hinge to make the hole a little bigger and then put out the Top hinge to assemble

     the Fridge door.

Insert the Top hinge to make the hole a little 

 

  · Assemble step

   - Assemble the Top hinge on the Fridge door.

   - Assemble the Middle hinge on the Fridge door.

   - Insert the Top Hinge on the Cabinet.

   - Assemble the screw.

 

14. Connect the wire and then insert it onto the Cover- Control.

      Insert the wire into the Cover Hinge and then fold the fixer bot to disassemble as below picture.

 

Connect the wire and then insert it into the Cover-Control. Insert the wire into the Cover Hinge and then fold the fixer not to disassemble as below picture. 

 

 15. Assemble the Cover Hinge to match the Hinge.

 

Assemble the Cover Hinge to match the Hinge. 

 

16. Change the Wire door direction to opposite side and assemble the door cover.

 

 Change the Wire door direction to oppposite side and assemble the door cover. 

 

 

 

17. Switch the handles from the to left the right.

 

Switch the handles from the to left the right. 

 

18. Detach the Fridge and the Freezer door gaskets and then attach them after rotating them 180˚

Detach the Fridge and the Freezer door gaskets and then attach them after rotating them 180˚. 

 

 · When you reverse the Freezer Door, detach the Freezer Door gasket and the inside left gasket(A).

   And then attach the inside gasket to the right (B). Attach the Freezer door gasket after rotating it

   180˚

   (Only for RB31F***B, RB29***B model)

 

When you reverse the Freezer Door, detach the Freezer Door gasket and the  inside left gasket. And then attach the inside gasket to the right. Attach the Freezer door gasket after rotating it 180˚. (Only for RB31F***B, RB29F***B model) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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