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Sub-Zero Door Gasket Demagnetization


  • Can the refrigerator door gasket be demagnetized?
  • How to demagnetize the refrigerator door gasket
  • Refrigerator or freezer door gasket demagnetization instructions
  • Door is very hard to open
  • Does demagnetization wear off?


In rare situations, if a door is too difficult to pull open, demagnetizing the door gasket may reduce the force needed to open the door.

  • Demagnetizing the refrigerator door is not a common procedure. Contact a Factory Certified Service technician to complete this repair.
  • Door gasket demagnetization does not wear off, so if the strong door pull returns, contact Factory Certified Service as another problem may exist.
  • See also, Sub-Zero Door Difficult to Open.

Contact Factory Certified Service to schedule an appointment for repair.


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