Originally Posted by Brewmech
Let the fridge warm up to room temp. Remove the freezer. Gently bend it flat. Screw onto the back. Be careful not to hit any lines in the back.
I did the exact thing without screwing it into the back (my freezer plate had too many lines for me to want to try and go around). I also have a 4.5 cuf GE fridge. Just be sure to hold your hand on the piping coming out and that the fridge is warm.