How to fix door issue for Samsung refrigerator

Last Update date : Oct 26. 2022

If you are experiencing issues with either closing or opening your refrigerator door properly, follow this guide below to fix the problem.

Doors is hard to close

When a Refrigerator door is difficult to close properly, the most common explanation will be either the door seal becoming stiff, damaged, dirty, or worn off. 

  • Check whether the door seal is blocked by debris that prevents the door from closing. To clean the door seal, use a soft cloth with warm water.
  • Check whether the hinges are obstructed by debris and whether the plastic spacers are not worn or deformed.
  • If the Refrigerator is not leveled, adjust the leg to align the door.
  • Check to make sure the door seal is in good condition with no tears or missing/brittle sections.
  • Ensure that no food items on the shelves are blocking and preventing the door to close properly
  • Ensure that all shelves and drawers are properly pushed inside.

Door is hard to open

  • Clean the door seal.
  • Increase the temperature to reduce the vacuum pressure
  • Set the temperature accordingly to the food load. Do not set it too cold if less food is stored.

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