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Loose Handle on 500 Series Stainless Steel Door


  • Handle on a 500 Series stainless steel door is loose
  • Curved style handle is loose
  • How to tighten a stainless steel handle
  • 532SS handle is loose


500 Series units with factory Stainless Steel panels (e.g. 532SS, 550SS) use the following steps to tighten the handle:

  1. Remove the trim molding on handle side of door.
  2. Remove trim screws and remove trim.
  3. Slide entire panel with handle out far enough to gain access to screw.
  4. Apply thread lock to screw and retighten.
  5. Slide panel and handle back into place (ensure screw head slides under handle mounting bracket mounted to door).
  6. Re-install trim, screws and molding.


Contact a Factory Certified Parts Distributor to order parts.

If these steps do not resolve the issue, no further troubleshooting advice is available. Contact Factory Certified Service to schedule an appointment for repair.


Need further assistance? Contact Customer Care at 800.222.7820 or provide your information below and request a Customer Care representative contact you.

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