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How to Level the Refrigerator

Why is it important to level your Jenn-Air refrigerator?

A refrigerator that is not leveled correctly and/or does not have the doors properly aligned could have some of the following concerns:

  • Doors unable to close or seal properly
  • Frost build-up or moisture problems
  • Temperature fluctuation 
  • Unable to properly align the doors
  • Door switch is unable to actuate correctly
  • Vibration or Noise

Make sure the floor is level

Check to make sure the floor under the refrigerator is level.  If the floor is not level shims may need to be used to properly level the refrigerator If the refrigerator pulls out, rocks, or is not stable 

Leveling the refrigerator

It is important to ensure the refrigerator is level before aligning the doors. A properly leveled refrigerator will help with the overall proper operation of the refrigerator.  Please refer to your Owner's Manual or Installation Instructions for specific leveling information for your refrigerator. 

NOTE: Make sure when leveling the refrigerator you level from front to back and side to side. 

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