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LOOSE DOOR HANDLE whirlpool frige GC5SHEXNQ00

REF DOOR HANDLE LOOSE AT THE TOP. LOOKS LIKE THE CLIP ON THE DOOR IS TIGHT BUT LOOSE IN THE HANDLE

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Pulled the handle up to release it from the clips on the door. The screw in the plastic door handle that attaches the handle to the door clip was striped. I used a small amount of J B Weld epoxy to repair and reattach the screw. Realign the handle with the clips and push handle down to reinstall.

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