Replace the seal on the refrigerator

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The seal in the refrigerator door can become porous over time. In order to save energy, it should then be replaced. You can do this yourself.

Refrigerator doors must be tight.
Refrigerator doors must be tight.

What you need:

  • New seal

Save energy costs through intact seals

  • A defective seal in the refrigerator door can be the cause of this if the refrigerator constantly running. This causes increased energy costs that can be avoided.
  • Therefore, you should change the seal as soon as possible. After you have obtained a suitable seal for your refrigerator, you can start replacing it.

How to replace the refrigerator door seal

  1. Open the refrigerator door and it is best to put the refrigerator down so that it does not run all the time while you are replacing the seal. This usually only takes a few minutes, so there is no need to take the food out of the refrigerator and store it elsewhere.
  2. The seal in the door is usually just plugged in. Simply pull it out to remove it. The best way to do this is to start in a corner of the door and gradually pull the seal out until you have completely removed it.
  3. If necessary, thoroughly clean the areas where the old seal was inserted. It is sufficient if you use a damp cloth for this. This is to ensure that the new seal for the refrigerator seals the door as well as possible.
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  5. Now take the new seal and insert it into the door of your refrigerator. The best way to do this is to start again in a corner of the door. Carefully push the new gasket into place and work your way all the way around the door until the gasket is correctly in place.
  6. Then close the refrigerator door and check that the new gasket seals the door as intended.
  7. The replacement of the seal is now complete. You can now set the refrigerator to normal and operate it again.

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