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I have problem with m refrigerator door.As soon as I open the door,after closing it,I can not open again.I have to wait 4-5 minutes to poen it again. It seams to be stiked to to the refrigerator.Please halp me

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Is the same thing happening to the freezer? There may be a vacuum being created like a suction cup, in your fridge due to the high quality seal you have... your door becomes hard to open... maybe try closing it slower/softer or place a "small" flat fridge magnet on the TOP of the door where the seal meets it, to allow for a small amount of air to prevent the suction. Good luck!

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Problem with refrigearator door.Afer opening it,I can not open again resently. I must wait 4-5 minutes to poen the door again. Can you help me ?


If the humidity is high in your area, the humidity you let in the fridge condenses when you close the door and this makes a partial vacuum in the fridge. This vacuum makes it hard to open the door. After a few minutes, the vacuum leaks and pressure inside the fridge goes up and the door is easier to open. This is normal and no rep are is needed. Just pull harder or wait a few minutes to open. If you really are not able to open it and you need to open frequently while cooking, pull the vegetable drawer out a little to prevent the door from closing all the way and sealing. Make sure you close the drawer and door after cooking or you will have a big electric bill. Another option is to slide a spatula along the gasket to allow air int the fridge when you need to open it.

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