I took the screws out of the door panel to get to the screws holding the door handle in place. As I pulled the panel off the door, two plastic pieces fell out on to the floor before I could see where they belonged. Tightened the door handle screws and put the panel back on. Washer is working fine. Must be some type of spacers.
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Re: door handle loose
They are a vivration attenuator and yes are spacer too, but are a little dificult to mount if the machine are working well ok leaved like that but check every coples of month for a loose screew.....good luck and rate me
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Depends on the brand and type of handle. I'll give you a few general ideas. The first easy one is to look under both ends of the handle for small set screws. If you see them, a small allen wrench should tighten the set screws and the handle. The next type requires the removal of either the inner door panel or outer panel. Some dishwashers will have screws along the inner edge of the door panel. you remove the screws and either the inner panel will come loose or the outer panel will come off (depends on make and model) Once the door is apart you should be able to see the handle screws to tighten. Some doors also have a screw in both bottom corners facing upward that may need removed . Best I can do at this time.
Open the door and loosen the self threading screws around the sides of the inner door panel. Once this has been achieved lift the inner panel up so that you can access the door handle screws. Tighten these fasteners and reassemble the door panel.
if its just the handle itself it sounds like the fixing clips have come adrift or broken off,the handle strip will need replacing if its the whole console thats loose remove the outer door cover this will give you access to panel screws and may allow you to see more of the handle fitting inside.
You need to remove the inner door panel to access the screws that hold the door handle in place. I had to do this about a year ago - the screws are located around the outside edge of the door. Be careful; the inner parts are plastic, so take your time. It's a fairly easy repair.
I had the same problem with my QS 100. I disconnected power first via the breaker then removed the 11 screws. I couldn't loosen the two electrical connections, but the door pulled far enough away to inspect the handle mechanism. The plastic handle fell out of whole handle assembly rather easily because two molded plastic pins protuding from either side had broken off and were loose inside. There was also a pair of molded plastic v-shaped forks right on the panel to hold the handle assembly and these were damaged but they just to seem to act as guides only (as the handle assembly is held in by two of the screws that were removed). Replacing the v-shaped forks would require a whole new door which I am NOT doing. It looks like I can a replacement handle in the same color with new pins (I am reading they may now be metal) for about ##15. Pretty easy to disassemble and inspect, only about 15 minutes.
Handle needs to be replaced part# 154537303 (blk). Un plug unit, take 4 screws from behind blk control panel out. Panel will fold down, remove two torx head screws from door latch, replace with new one and put it back together and your done.
This worked perfectly for me. Follow the link that shows you which two screws to take out. It is one screw on each side of the inside door frame. One on the left and one on the right (not the top one, but the second one down). Then pull the door handle upward about 2 inches and the whole washer face comes up. Jiggle it off and tighten the handle. Only tricky thing is that you need a star screwdriver.
The problem I had in the beginning was that I took off the middle screws on top (cause that's what it looks like in the picture), but it's actually the side screws. Don't take them all off - just the two you need.
I had the same problem with my Bosch dishwasher.I came to this web site to find out how to get the door off.I took the experts advice,placed 4 pillows on the floor in fromt,opened the door,took out the screws and the front panel dropped down.It was so easy,the plastic spacers stayed in place.I put a little J B weld on the handle screws and tighted the handle and put everything back together,12 minutes tops.Thanks for the help,thankful in Georgia
Bosh is very tricky. You will probably have to remove the outer door panel first. #15 Torx screws all around the inside of the door panel. Support the panel with your feet while you remove the bottom two screws. (Do those last!) Close the door. Then slide the door panel down about 1 in and pull away at the bottom. Notice the two plastic blocks near the bottom of the door and how they fit onto the door frame (they never stay in place!)
If the console is not loose already, remove the two #15 Torx screws on the upper sides of the door panel.
When putting it back together, put in the screws across the top of the console first, then the door panel, then the rest of the screws.