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Handle broken Whan i wanted to open the door i ended up with a broken handle in my hand so i can't open any more the door.Is there a solution to open the door?How can help my,because most of the people i called don't repair this brand

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Re: Handle broken

I've been using a small-sized flat-head screwdriver (bout 3/16 wide). if you look at the handle area - you can see where the spring/notch is between the rim and where the handle used to be - it's annoying the first few dozen times but now it's just 2nd nature with it - pops right open every time with ease

Posted on Dec 08, 2011

Re: Handle broken

It got broken on me also so I'm using a knife and a fork :), the knife for pushing in what's remained from the handle and I stick the fork between the door and the rim and the door pops up. It works on mine :)

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