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Whirlpool Duet Washer Model No. GHW9100LW, Serial No. CSM2608446, Type No. 199-AWM075/GY

Plastic door handle broke at point where it mounts to door. Epoxy repair did not work. Is a handle of stronger material such as metal available?

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    model GHW9100LW serial csm3002253 whirlpool duet front load , need to know if handle can be orderd

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Not unless you make it yourself ..replacement handle is just like the 1 that broke

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If it's completely broken off, then you have probably pulled the threads out of the cheap plastic,, there are two screws that hold the handle on, one is easy to find/see, on the inside of the door, upper left corner,, to find the other, you need to remove (gently/carefully) the plastic bezel,, (all of this stuff is on the inside of the door), tap on it to find the plastic part,(bezel) and gently remove it by prying,, "prying" is an ugly word,, but since it snaps in, I'm not sure how else to tell you how to do it,, (Just go slow)
Once the bezel is removed, you can get to the other screw,
Now you have both screws, and know where they are supposed to fit later,,
On the back of the handle, the part that goes against the door, there are "studs" (plastic posts about 1/2 inch long and about the size of a pencil),, look closely into hole in the mounting stud, and you will probably see where the plastic threads have pulled out,, If thats the case,, the fun starts,,,

Go to lowes, or Home depot, and buy the smallest bottle of "Loctite" brand epoxy you can find,,
Look closely and the box will say something like,, "SETS IN 5 MIN.", or so,, get the LONGEST setting epoxy that they have,,

Now your back home and drinking a cold beer,, and ready for fun,, ---,Spray the screws with "non-stick" cooking spray, and set aside, (but handy)
Next,, match the handle back up to the door,, and identify which is the top,, mark it,, (masking tape and magic marker),,
I know it sounds silly, but you don't want to be fumbling around with it, while the epoxy runs back out of the holes and all over everything,, set the handle aside, but handy,,

Follow the instructions on the box, to mix the epoxy,, (work quickly)
Now,, using a toothpick or something similar,(disposable) dribble the mixed epoxy into the holes, (where the screws need to go), you don't need to fill them up, but a good 5 drops or so at least,,, WORK QUICK,,, remember to put it in both holes,,

Get ready to mate it back to the door, handle in one hand, a screw in the other,,
Top on top,, and from the front,,put the studs into the two holes
and as quick as you can, insert the screws,, you probably won't need to screw them in, (Threads are stripped out), but you may,, if so, just barely tighten them, just enough to "seat them, and the handle to the door,, It would be best to tape the handle in place until the epoxy sets,,
Check for ozzing,, dribbles, and drops,, and wipe it up now,, or it will be there forever,,
Sit back, put feet up, drink the rest of the beer, and watch epoxy dry,,, (Wait an hour to be safe) Besides, it gives ya more time to drink some more beer,,
Thats my best guess on how to re-attach the handle,, But I'm waiting until tomorrow to do it,, (out of beer)
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