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How to repair a loose door handle for a refridgerator? There

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How to repair a loose door handle for a refridgerator? There are no screws visible except from the inside of the handle?

Model # XXXXX Frigidaire
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Kelly replied 1 year ago.
Thanks for counting on us to help with your appliance problem. My name is XXXXX XXXXX I look forward to helping you! The handle (number 18) will slide up to remove, it takes a bit of force. Once the handle is off, there are locking screws (number 21) that will then be accessible for tightening.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.


ok, I have removed the handle, but on one side of the handle the screw is stuck inside the handle. Can't remove the screw.

Expert:  Kelly replied 1 year ago.
Is there a small Allen type screw on the side or bottom of the handle?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.


yes, while waiting on you I figured how to get the screw out. But now I can't get the handle back on the refrigerator. The allen type of screws are in the refrigerator. I have tried the same technique to pull off the handle to put the handle back on. Once one end has locked in the other end will not fit.


 


I hope that makes sense, hard explaining it!

Expert:  Kelly replied 1 year ago.
Yes, you will have to place the handle over the top and bottom screw nubs, then slide it down so they lock in together.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.


I got it! Thanks for your help!!!

Expert:  Kelly replied 1 year ago.
That is great, very well done! have a wonderful afternoon!

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