Asked on May 26, 2020

How do I remove these drawers?

ROSIEWilliamMary lu
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Help, as you can see, my drawers have bottomed out. I don't understand the mechanism, so I can not pull them out to attempt to repair them. Does anyone know how to release the mechanism?

Thank you.


6 answers
  • ROSIE
    on May 26, 2020

    I have attached a photo below.

    q how do i remove these drawers
  • Mary lu
    on May 26, 2020

    are the drawers in a dresser or in kitchen above the cupboards? If you can get a hand underneath the drawer, just push the bottom board of the drawer up and it will open

  • ROSIE
    on May 26, 2020

    Thank you Mary lu. It is a file cabinet in my office and getting underneath it is not helping because of the mechanism. It appears to be locked.

  • William
    on May 27, 2020

    The black plastic handles hold the drawers in place on the slides. They either pull up or push down to release the drawer.

    • ROSIE
      on May 27, 2020

      Thank you, William. That is what I thought. I have been pulling and pushing on those handles to no avail. I have sprayed them with WD-40 and will try again. Thank you for your help. I

  • ROSIE
    on Jun 2, 2020

    They are still stuck. I'm open to any other suggestions, please. I will not accept defeat.

  • ROSIE
    on Jun 19, 2020

    The little screws on the side had to be removed.

    Thank you all for your help.

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