How Do You Repair A Plastic Refrigerator Liner?

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Like other large appliances, refrigerators are expensive to buy so you want yours to last a good long time. The outside of the cabinet is made from a fairly durable metal. The inside liner, however, if usually made of a hardened plastic. It's made to last for years to come. If a hard object comes forcefully against the liner, it can crack or break. Remove all food and beverages from inside the refrigerator. Remove any shelving that may be in your way. Unplug the refrigerator and open the door. Allow the plastic liner to come to room temperature. Hang the trouble light up so you can see inside the refrigerator, but so it's out of your way. Use the power drill to very slowly make a small hole at one end of the crack. Be careful to drill just through the liner and not any further. Then, drill a small hole at the other end of the crack. The holes will prevent the crack from spreading across the plastic. Check to make sure the affected area on the liner is clean and dry. Wipe away plastic ... more
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