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Door handle broke off. Where can I find a replacement part?

The handle on my front loader broke off and I would like to find out where I can find a replacement part. Any suggestions?

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  • Anonymous Feb 10, 2008

    mine broke as well.  the plastic handle broke at the point where the screws attach it to the machine.  The screws are still there by the handle is off.

  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2008

    Mine, too. Door has broken entirely off at the joint where the hinge connects to the machine. I tried calling their 800 number, left message but got no response.

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Try any local domestic appliance store or try the manufacturers/appliance web sites. either should be able to assist you.

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