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Door handle is loose on model#gsh22jftacc. how do you tighten?

I have a GE refrigerator model# GSH22JFTA CC and the door handle for the refrigerator side is loose. How do I get to the mtg. bolts for the handle without damaging the handle in the process.

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If it's the same as the one we have (which is similar to the pic posted on yours) there's a plastic piece on the top and bottom of the handle that you have to pry up (gently) to get to them.
It looks like a line that runs horizontal across the handle, but it should come up with a little force (meaning it shouldn't require tools). You have to pry it from the side, not the top or bottom.

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