how do you reverse the door and handle on a jenn air refrigerator JBR2086HES

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how do you reverse the door and handle on a jenn air refrigerator JBR2086HES

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     Remove and reverse refrigerator and freezer handles performing the following steps:  

    Remove two screws from top of handle and s***w from base of 

    Models with automatically reversing log. Remove end cap from top of freezer handle using a screwdriver with the blade covered with masking tape (see illustration below). Remove one top and two bottom mounting screws. 

    Handles with removable logo on handle. Remove end caps from handles using a screwdriver with the blade covered in masking tape. Remove handle screws to remove freezer handle. Remove freezer handle cover by lifting end. Bend tabs behind nameplate up and remove nameplate. Rotate nameplate and cover.

    Remove top hinge cover. Top hinge cover snaps off. Remove top hinge and shim using hex nut driver. 

    Lift freezer door off center hinge.

    Lift door closure off center hinge pin. Remove center hinge pin with a 9/32" hex nut driver. 

    Remove refrigerator door by lifting off bottom hinge.

    Remove center hinge bracket and shim using Phillips screwdriver.

    Remove toe grille and bottom hinge cover. Both snap off.

    Remove bottom hinge and shim using hex nut driver.


    as removed. Rotate center hinge bracket 180° and install center hinge bracket on opposite side of cabinet with hinge screws. Reuse plastic hinge pin washers. Place refrigerator door on bottom hinge. Install center hinge pin in center hinge bracket. Place door closure on center hinge pin. Remove plugs from top of refrigerator cabinet. Replace plugs in holes left when top hinge was removed. Remove hinge hole cover from freezer door. Replace on opposite side of freezer door. Place freezer door on center hinge and door closure. Install top hinge and shims on opposite side of cabinet using hex nut driver. Snap hinge cover in place on hinge. Use a penny at top to space door ¾" (19mm) from cabinet. Make sure handle side of door is 1/8" (3mm) higher than hinge side of door before tightening top hinge screws. 

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