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I have a Whirlpool EC3JHAXRSOO side by side. I need to remove the refrigerator side door. I have the proper screwdriver (a T30), but I can't get the screws to budge. Corrosion perhaps. Any tips on getting them loose?

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removing the front panel is just meccano. the screws are probably torex - a driver is easily available from any tool shop

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weavie, this is one of those ugly little problems. Get hold of a small screwdriver, a pointy knife blade or similar and stick it into the gap, however small, between the cap and the handle. You may be able to find a small indent or similar near the bottom side of the cap. Gently pry up. It will yield. Be patient.

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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.

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SOURCE: My side by side refrigerator handles are loose (Whirlpool gold)

Hi, Most newer models have a screw behind the plastic cover on the handle. Take a good look at the handle and see if the cover can be removed. It should just snap on. If not, please get me you model # and I can assist you further.


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SOURCE: refrigerator door handle is loose how do I fix it?

some come off when you pull straight up if there are no visible screws. then tighten the screws on the inside of the handle that fasten into the clips on the door.

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How do I take inside door panel off

Tools Needed:

Flathead screwdriver (the pointier the end the better)
T30 torx wrench

Removing the panel:

Before the panel can be removed you must start by removing the bolts holding it on.

Begin by locating the black rubber square in the pocket on the arm rest

To remove it wedge a flathead screwdriver under it and pop it up

25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-2.jpg Undo the 2 T30 Torx bolts holding the control panel down.

25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-5.jpg Next is to remove the control panel. To do so, pry it up with a flathead.

25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-9.jpg Once its up, undo the 3 connections and put it somewhere.


25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-20.jpg Next pry open the cap in the door handle cubby (if someone can post a way to not break it that would be great)

25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-27.jpg Remove the T30 torx bolt behind it.

25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-35.jpg Next remove the button thing on the side of the door panel.

25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-44.jpg To remove it, push inward on the inner circle and pry it off with a flathead

25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-54.jpg To undo the bottom portion of the panel, start by pushing the flathead behind the panel

25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-65.jpg Pull the screwdriver away from the door to release the pin. Do this along the bottom of the whole panel until all nine pins have been released.

25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-77.jpg Finally before you can remove the panel. Stick the flathead behind the piece holding the tweeter and pop the pressure clip loose.

25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-90.jpg To lift the panel off put your hands on the side off the panel and pull the bottom away from the door. Then lift up, releasing the panel from the channel at the top of the door. Lift it over the top of the lock pole thing.
The latch cable will need to be removed next. It is simply held on by a clip.

25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-104.jpg Once the cable is released the final thing to do is disconnect the final remaining connections.
Once the connections are disconnected the panel can be completely removed.

25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-119.jpg Doing the passenger side door is basically the same. The only difference is that the bolts are in different locations and there are only 2 connections
One of the bolts is in the door handle pocket, just like the drivers side

25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-135.jpg Once again i managed to snap the little cover off again.To locate the other 2 bolts, you need to remove the metallic grey trim. Begin by sticking the flathead in the side of it

25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-152.jpg Pry along the edges until you can pull it off


25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-189.jpg The 2 bolts will be located under neath. Remove each of the 2 T30 torx bolts.


25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-230.jpg Just like the driver side, you next need to undo all the clips along the bottom of the panel as well as the little button thing on the side and the pressure clip by the tweeter. Lift it up to release it from the channel and disconnect the cable and the connections.

When putting it all back together, just reverse what you did and it should go back together no problem. Just make sure (this took me awhile to figure out) that when you put the button thing in that you make sure the inner circle is popped out.

25120304-etqrlrti5hbclqlowkwdhbst-5-252.jpg Insert it with it popped out and then push the inner circle in.

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