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Old 01-05-2018, 03:27   #1
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Repairing refrigerator top

Hi - Looking for suggestions on how to fix a hole in the refrigerator top where the lid strut has been pushed through into it.

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Re: Repairing refrigerator top

I might trim a piece of white plastic to fit the hole and glue it in place with a two part epoxy with everything good & dry at room temperature. As long as aesthetics isnít too much of an issue. Will still be good functionally.

I like the epoxy with the side by side 10 ml syringes. Inexpensive & easy to use. Stuff works great.
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Re: Repairing refrigerator top

The liner appears to be made of very thin fiberglass. If so, repair with fiberglass. Looks like there is no insulation inside. I would reinforce the area where the strut attaches, to spread the load.
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Re: Repairing refrigerator top

Since you already have a hole in it I would opt to re-insulate that hatch . Looks like there is nothing inside it . Your gonna have to remove it to repair it anyway.

Also , get some new seals in there , you should not have anywhere near that amount of condensation inside your box

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Re: Repairing refrigerator top

Thanks all for the suggestions.

Is expanding foam an option for insulating the hatch?
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...Is expanding foam an option for insulating the hatch?
Not without drilling LOTS of holes.
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