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Mike, Home Appliance Technician
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i have a maytag bottom freezer that the door wont stay shu

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i have a maytag bottom freezer that the door wont stay shut
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Mike replied 7 years ago.
Hi the most likely problem is the magnetic seal on the gasket is not that great anymore. Try this, Grab the wife's hairdryer :) and go around the gasket while the drawer is open to start and then closed and warm the gasket up. This should improve the magnetic seal and solve the problem. Mike
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
still wont stay closed
Expert:  Mike replied 7 years ago.
Ok then unless the door is hitting something you will need a new gasket.
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Gasket, fz door wht
Part Number: AP4077590 made by WHIRLPOOL