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Hitachi Refrigerator R-WB850P5M Door Hinge Replacement

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    • Remove all the food and containers from the shelves on the refrigerator door.

  1. Hitachi Refrigerator R-WB850P5M Door Hinge Replacement, Measure the door alignment: step 2, image 1 of 3 Hitachi Refrigerator R-WB850P5M Door Hinge Replacement, Measure the door alignment: step 2, image 2 of 3 Hitachi Refrigerator R-WB850P5M Door Hinge Replacement, Measure the door alignment: step 2, image 3 of 3
    • Measure the depth of the magnetic strip along the door trim.

    • Do not remove the bracket at the top of the door before you measure the depth of the magnetic strip.

  2. Hitachi Refrigerator R-WB850P5M Door Hinge Replacement, Remove the bracket that covers the hinge.: step 3, image 1 of 2 Hitachi Refrigerator R-WB850P5M Door Hinge Replacement, Remove the bracket that covers the hinge.: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the plastic cover with a plastic tool to avoid breaking or damaging the cover.

    • Pry open the cover at the arrow indicated on the cover.

  3. Hitachi Refrigerator R-WB850P5M Door Hinge Replacement, Remove the three 10 mm hex nuts: step 4, image 1 of 3 Hitachi Refrigerator R-WB850P5M Door Hinge Replacement, Remove the three 10 mm hex nuts: step 4, image 2 of 3 Hitachi Refrigerator R-WB850P5M Door Hinge Replacement, Remove the three 10 mm hex nuts: step 4, image 3 of 3
    • Remove the three 10 mm hex nuts.

    • Use a socket wrench to loosen the nuts. Set the nuts aside in a safe place.

    • Only remove the hex nuts after measuring the depth of the magnetic strip. You need the depth of the magnetic strip to properly align the door during the hinge installation.

  4. Hitachi Refrigerator R-WB850P5M Door Hinge Replacement, Remove the door: step 5, image 1 of 3 Hitachi Refrigerator R-WB850P5M Door Hinge Replacement, Remove the door: step 5, image 2 of 3 Hitachi Refrigerator R-WB850P5M Door Hinge Replacement, Remove the door: step 5, image 3 of 3
    • Remove the mounting bracket.

    • Open the door 90 degrees. Lift the door up and off the refrigerator.

    • Set the door on a soft surface to prevent scratches on the front of the door.

  5. Hitachi Refrigerator R-WB850P5M Door Hinge Replacement, Remove the broken door hinge: step 6, image 1 of 3 Hitachi Refrigerator R-WB850P5M Door Hinge Replacement, Remove the broken door hinge: step 6, image 2 of 3 Hitachi Refrigerator R-WB850P5M Door Hinge Replacement, Remove the broken door hinge: step 6, image 3 of 3
    • Use a Phillips #2 screwdriver to remove the screw from the metal bracket on the bottom of the door. Lift the metal bracket off the plastic mount.

    • Grab the broken door hinge by the side and pull it from the hole.

    • Insert the new hinge and tighten the screw.

  6. Hitachi Refrigerator R-WB850P5M Door Hinge Replacement, Attach the door to the refrigerator: step 7, image 1 of 3 Hitachi Refrigerator R-WB850P5M Door Hinge Replacement, Attach the door to the refrigerator: step 7, image 2 of 3 Hitachi Refrigerator R-WB850P5M Door Hinge Replacement, Attach the door to the refrigerator: step 7, image 3 of 3
    • You may want another person to hold the door while you attach it.

    • Hold the door facing 90 degrees from the refrigerator.

    • Use an index finger to get the position of the hole on the door to be placed onto the bracket hinge of the refrigerator.

    • Set the door onto the mounting bracket.

  7. Hitachi Refrigerator R-WB850P5M Door Hinge Replacement, Finishing the replacement: step 8, image 1 of 3 Hitachi Refrigerator R-WB850P5M Door Hinge Replacement, Finishing the replacement: step 8, image 2 of 3 Hitachi Refrigerator R-WB850P5M Door Hinge Replacement, Finishing the replacement: step 8, image 3 of 3
    • Make sure that the door is level with the opposite door.

    • Make sure that the magnetic strip is at the same depth you measured in step 2.

    • Place the top bracket over the bolts. Tighten the three 10 mm nuts to hold the bracket in place.

    • Replace the bracket cover and snap it back into place.

    • Test the door opening and closing before filling the shelves on the refrigerator door.

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SengChoy Liew

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6 Comments

Can you tell me where can I buy the replacement part?

Kuah Lianchye - Reply

There is a Hitachi factory near my house.

SengChoy Liew -

Thanks for your reply ,Can you help me to buy the part for L and R side door after the perintah kawalan pergerakan ,i cannot find at Melaka so bad. You tell how much the cost i will bank in for you. your help i will appreciate

Kuah Lianchye - Reply

Hello Mr. Seng can you please arrange this part for hinge replacement. As I can't find it anywhere in the world.

I will send the money in advance

Aly Jafferani - Reply

Hello how are you

I want to buy this left and right part

Team Dragon 456 - Reply

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