Product no. 207: Refrigerator door handle
Product purchased: 2007
Product seller: Gigantti, Espoo
Product price: Approx. 1600 Eur
Product manufacturer/brand: Miele
|The handle on the doors of this refrigerator is a special one which moves in the direction of z-axis; furthermore it relies on a piece of metal making it look nice. This metal piece needs to move in the direction of z-axis, along the edge of the door.
|One nice day it happened that the metal piece got detached.
|A close-up of the piece and the mechanism. The small moving metal part has a kind of pin which should clip on to a slot in the handle. Apparently metal fades away gradually so the fastening gets loose.
|It appears that there is nothing to really hold the metal piece in its place than the slot for the pin.
|A quick cure: some adhesive tape was added.
|The freezer compartment handle is of the same sort. This handle is plagued by the whole rivet based mechanism getting loose, and therefore the handle fixing shows up tilted here.
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