Built in fridge freezer - How to remove

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Built in fridge freezer - How to remove

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Evening all,
I've got a built in fridge freezer that i'd like to take out as it backs on to the perfect spot where i'd like my alarm keypad fitted and would make life a lot easier if I could take it out to run the alarm cable.

I thought it would be simple and the wooden panel would just be stuck/screwed to the front of the fridge, but it looks like the fridge and the carcass are both attached to the hinge which is attached to the fridge door and the front panel.

Not sure what to undo.

Here's a couple of pics of the hinge.

While i'm at it i'd like to adjust the door slightly as the two panels of fridge and freezer are rubbing together.

Many Thanks
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jg wrote:
Not sure what to undo.
You're looking at the wrong side of the door.

You need to unscrew the sliders near leading edge of the door.
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It doesn't have sliders, that's what I was expecting, but the door is completely fixed to the fridge door.
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get a pic of the very top and bottom hhinges and pop that on, as i think i dealt with one of these last year but the ciders begining to kick in so be quick! :lol:
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marc1106 wrote:get a pic of the very top and bottom hhinges and pop that on, as i think i dealt with one of these last year but the ciders begining to kick in so be quick! :lol:

Looks like the cider has already taken over your avatar's bladder!!.. :lol:
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Thanks for the replies so far, here's some more pics.
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Post by dewaltdisney »

I have seen a unit like this at a friends house. The cabinet housing unit is fully integrated with the appliance in that the fridge doors are hung from the cabinet unit rather than the appliance. The fridge doors are fixed using a special hinge that is morticed into the door (in the usual way) but it also fixes to the fridge door using the bracket incorporated in the hinge. He had his fridge/freezer pulled out and an American style fridge put in so we just took it apart and removed the cabinet housing for disposal, so my memory is not that clear.

By removing the hinge arms from the cabinet side panel the combined cabinet and fridge doors can be removed as a whole. This will allow access to the screws holding the main body of the appliance to the cabinet housing. The appliance should then slide out so you can get where you want to go. It is deffo a two man job as the doors are bleedin' heavy to hold while you demount them and then fix them back in place.

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Thanks very much.

I'll definately make sure i've got everything I need in place before removing the fridge, and I guess get the cool boxes out to keep the food in while I have the fridge out as I can't put the doors on without the fridge being in the cabinet.

And i'll get some muscle round to give me a hand :)

I'll leave that till last then at least i'll be sure about what wires I need there.

Thanks again.
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