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Door handle on the front load washer cracked off

Anyone know how to find a replacement for this door handle? I know it's been posted, but I have the same problem.

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  • Anonymous Feb 11, 2009

    the issue with is that they appear to no longer sell this washing machine.  let alone the parts.

  • lldd Feb 19, 2009

    i emailed danby customer service and they gave me the names of their "distributors". of course i checked...and they don't even carry the danby line. any one know how to get ahold of this replacement door handle???

  • Anonymous Apr 03, 2009

    I need a new danby front load door handle



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I just fixed this problem - it is very easy and Danby was very helpful.

FIRST OFF - Why this happens: when the washer finishes a cycle, you must wait and additional 2 MINUTES prior to the washer unlocking. That is probably why people break the washer.

Now for the solution - Danby sells the part for under $5.00, part number 533. They will send you a pdf file with an illustration of all the washer parts so if something else broke, you could replace it.

go to or call 419-425-8627

Sometimes there is a long wait which is no fun. Ask the receptionist to put you thru to the manager and the manager will take your number and have a parts person call you.

Good luck!

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Use the search engine on computer, type in the make and model number of machine, and your local area so its like for example / type in Hotpoint WM62 spare part door handle London and click search obviously you would use your details this should give you either local suppliers or local engineers etc

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