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How can I restrict the door opening swing on my refrigerator?

by Manage My Life Last activity date:
November 3rd, 2008

I have a Kenmore side by side refrigerator model number 253.4448370 that when the door swings open it hits the counter top. I would like to know if there is a way to restrict the door opening to prevent this from happening.

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Kenmore , Refrigerators , Appliances
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Both the refrigerator & the freezer doors have door stops mounted to the lower hinges. This prevents the door from opening too far. The doors also have a door closer cam that holds the door open at 120 degrees. If the door gets opened farther than 120 degrees the door stop is the only device that stops the distance at 180 degrees. The doors have to open at least this far to allow the shelves to be removed for cleaning purposes. You could put a door stop device like a rubber bumper on the counter or refrigerator door to prevent the door from banging & possibly damaging the product.
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