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Where to buy shelves for Fridge

Posted by Rocher-197160 - Created: 13 years ago
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Two shelves in my fridge have broken. Where can I by replacements from? I just need the standard white bar variety.

Thank You

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Posted by TonyP-191937 - 13 years ago

Near where I live in Cannes, there are a number of shops that specialise in fixing appliances, big and small.  They usually have the common parts in stock, and often have generic replacements for things like fridge lamps and shelves.Tony

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Posted by MikeP-180526 - 13 years ago

Thanks, No 6.  I hope you can prove me wrong,  as I need a few parts for various appliances and I will give these guys a try.  My French wasn't up to finding it on the internet, but you've done the hard part for me.

 

 

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Posted by No.6 - 13 years ago

There also appears to be an emerging French on-line appliance spare part market, e.g. this stockist who claims to stock 100,000 different parts and dispatch within 48h: http://www.adepem.com. which even has photos of their stock. (Found via Google searching with 'pièces détachées réfrigérateur' , there are others).

Of course the next problem is finding the right part. If you search the on-line catalogue by description, you'll need to know the exact term in French, e.g. vegetable tray = bac à légumes; [glass/wire] shelf = clayette [en verre/à fil] - some are not that easy to guess!  You could find perhaps find your shelves on this type of website, but I guess it depends on whether or not your fridge was originally sold in France.

Hope this helps.

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Posted by No.6 - 13 years ago

quote:In France appliances are fixed, nor can vital parts be purchased.  You throw it away and buy a new one.

That's not quite true. A French friend of mine recently suffered a broken fridge shelf (well, actually I think I overdid it with the Rosé bottles!) but went back to Darty where she had bought it 10 years previously.  They ordered the spare part from the manufacturers after getting her to point out which exact shelf it was on a computer diagram. It arrived 10 days later. It wasn't cheap [at 21 euros], but I reckon that's not bad for after-sales service.

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Posted by MikeP-180526 - 13 years ago

In France appliances are fixed, nor can vital parts be purchased.  You throw it away and buy a new one.

I object very strongly to that attitude for a number of reasons and having lived in Southern Africa under 'sanctions' I learned to be innovative.

For the glass shelf,  simply go to a glass place (don't know what it is in French) and get one cut to size.  Just make sure you specify what it's for and don't get standard window glass.   We did this and it cost a very reasonable amount.

For the other parts, I've no idea if you can buy them in France, probably not,  but try http://shop.ezee-fix.co.uk/index-fridge.html or one of may similar sites in the UK.

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Posted by Humptydingo-180377 - 13 years ago

I also need a new salad tray glass shelf for my 'under work top size' fridge - keep looking inside the fridges being dumpted at our poubelles (they should be sealed ofcourse - not often they are not) but no luck at the moment so would be interested to hear where they can be purchased. 

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Posted by Humptydingo-180377 - 13 years ago

I also need a new salad tray glass shelf for my 'under work top size' fridge - keep looking inside the fridges being dumpted at our poubelles (they should be sealed ofcourse - not often they are not) but no luck at the moment so would be interested to hear where they can be purchased.