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I have GE monogram refrig. Model zisp480dtass. Handle on

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I have GE monogram refrig. Model zisp480dtass.
Handle on door is loose. Can't locate any hidden external fasteners.
How do I tighten?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 2 years ago.

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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Still looking for help.
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 2 years ago.

There is a set screw on the handle stand off posts, should be right on the very bottom of them, you should see a small hole?

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
There is no smal whole or set screw on this handle.
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 2 years ago.

Ok per the installation instructions it should be there page 21 CLICK HERE

If not you need to remove the entire panel so all the side panels to get the front panel off per those same instructions.

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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
The door handle that is In your instructions is not the handle on my fridge. There's is no set screw...which is why I emailed to begin.
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 2 years ago.

Based on the model you provided it shows it on the parts breakdown and the you have a picture of the handle?

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 2 years ago.

Open the door and take a side door picture... That is the one in the diagram, but yes I see no holes in the standoff either. Now look closely as they often use a matching plug to cover the holes.

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I have not resolved the issue. I was going to close out with a Poor rating, but wanted to check with you firs to see if you had any other input on resolving the loose handle.