You need to get a small allen wrench and put it in the side of the handle and twist it. It should take about 30 sec to fix your problem. Maybe a little more depending on how long it takes you to find the right sized one. Depends on your model but that is how mine worked.
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Re: Door Handle Issue
I may need the entire model # off the sticker inside the fridge section to help. Most side by sides have a slot that the handle fits into and just pull down hard to lock into place. May need to take the handle all the way off and tighten the screws on the handle and on the door first.
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You cant find a hole to insert screw from outside. It is true, and you can't fix it yourself to what it looked like earlier. The company first screws in through the handle and then covers the hole made by it with the material of the handle. If you have to fix it yourself, you can only pierce those screws through the handle leaving the mark behind. If you don't want that, contact your company or dealer.
On Few Models, To remove the existing handle have a look for clipped on covers hiding the screws.On others, With a small flat blade screw driver stick between the handle and the door trim on top and push it up and on the bottom push it down and you can access the screws in the handles and tighten.
The handle does slide up off of the handle bracket where a screw will be visible . Remove the screws and on the other side of the door , remove the faceplate for the top screw and the plug for the bottom screw . These should pop back in the screw holes from where the handle was . If you do not see a small hex screw close to the top of the handle and bottom , then yes , the handle will pop upwards to remove . Dont try by just lifting , pop upwards with your hand or rubber mallet . Remember , these handles were made to be tight on the doors to last a long time without comeing loose .
I just FINALLY fixed mine... Popped little cover pieces off top and bottom of handle with a plastic bread bag tag slid along space created by loose handle (did not scratch finish on door). That exposed the screws which could be tightened with a phillips screw driver; the cover pieces then snap back on the ends of the handle.
Realized the top chrome part split into 2 pieces and then was able to remove the wood like strip in the chrome strip. Popped the top chrome anchor, reattached the handle bracket as the screw holes were not stripped, put the wood like strip back in place and slid the top chrome anchor back in place.
Look on the other side of the door and see if there's a plug covering a hole even with where the door handle attaches on the opposite side. If so, I think you just unscrew the handle from the top of the fridge door or bottom of the freezer door an unhook the other end and reattach on the other side of the door. And unscrew and move the hinge to the opposite side. If your doors can be reversed the holes should arleady be in place. It didn't look overly difficult when the delivery guy changed mine when the fridge was delivered.
The entire handle slides upward and out to detach from the door. There are two screws attached to the handle which can be tightened once the handle is off. Those screw heads are what reattach the handle to the door by sliding them through the door bracket opening, where they follow a short channel down leaving the handle secured again.
I had this problem with the bottom freezer door of my Amana. What I did was slide off the entire door handle by applying pressure pushing toward the right to get the handle off. Once the handle was off, I slid the clip (which was still clipped on to the door) off and screwed it back on to the handle. Once the clip was tightly secured to the back side of the handle, I carefully slid the handle bar back on to the door by sliding it to the left back on to the door clips until it clicked securely back into place.