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Door The decor ECS130 SCH door does not spring closed. Can I adjust something or is a new part needed?

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chk the spring and the door hinge. it is probably the hinge-spring that is broke, or slipped out of the hinge. lol.

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chk the spring and the door hinge. it is probably the hinge-spring that is broke, or slipped out of the hinge. lol.

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