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Ge Profile side by side

1.2 years old. RIght side handle is loose on the bottom and seems to be coming off. How do I reattach the handle.

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  • firefly510 Feb 08, 2008

    There is no trim piece at the bottom of the handle. The handle appears to curve in to the door. There are two small holes on inside of each handle. The holes are located at the top and at the bottom of each handle. I can add a pciture if you like.

  • firefly510 Feb 08, 2008

    Holes are really small, about the size of a 9/64ths drill bit and come in at a 90 deg angle thur the side of the handle to the #6 part you see above. I will check it tomorrow. Didn't think of a release clip. Thanks.

  • firefly510 Feb 21, 2008

    Turns out that there is a star set screw inside the 9/64ths hole in the handle. Just turn to tighten. Sears repairman charged $118 and took all of 10 sec to fix. Amazing.

  • pw1999 Jun 25, 2008

    Mine is a top mount fridge GE PROFILE with bottom slide out freezer. I don't see any holes in the handle. The handle looks like illustration posted except that plug(thimble looking?) at corner of the door in the picture seems to be molded into the door trim (ie. all one piece) that runs along the entire bottom/top of door. Does not pop out as shown in picture. Any suggestions. Actual model is pds22sbrbrss. Thanks

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I had the same problem with a loose handle. The set screws are so small that I needed to get use a precision screwdriver (which I picked up for a couple of bucks) and was able to easily tighten the two set screws. Can't believe how easy it was when you know how.

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Pop off the trim piece at the bottom. Mounting screw is underneath

Posted on Feb 07, 2008

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    You're right. I wasn't able to look up the exact model you posted but found it using a different one. This pic shows what's under the handle,


    See if there's a release clip inside those holes you mentioned

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