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Loose door handle

After 3 years, my dishwasher door handle is becoming loose and I cant se an easy way to acccess it to tighten it.

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Re: Loose door handle

Here is the link to the installation manual; pages 14 and 9 of the manual (16 and 11 of the pdf) describe how to remove the toe panel, and the door facia panel. You should then be able to access where the handle is attached. Hope this helps :)

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Hi rsouthwick,

I'm Harvey the Master Plumber.

You want to know how to tighten a bosh d/w handle?

Easy! open the door and look around the perimiter. You'll see screws on the right and left, they hold the front panel on. Simply remove them. The front panel is off and you can tighten away!

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