Doors Not Closing Properly
What to check if your Maytag refrigerator door is not closing properly
If you are experiencing problems with your Maytag refrigerator door shutting, run through the following checklist in order to ensure it is able to close properly.
- Are there food packages blocking or preventing the door from closing
- Are the shelves or bins out of position
- Is the refrigerator level
- Are the door gaskets dirty, sticky or damaged
- Is the ice bin out of position
Was your refrigerator recently installed?
If your refrigerator was recently installed, make sure all packaging has been removed. Some packaging used to avoid damage during shipping could keep the door from closing. Also if the doors were removed during installation check to make sure they were installed correctly. Doors that are incorrectly installed may not close or seal properly.
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Is the vertical-hinged seal folded inward?
Is the refrigerator level?