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How do I replace the door handle on microwave?

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  • duchenelawre Oct 03, 2008

    I got the part shown on You Tube off but the handle has TWO screws top and TWO bottom. I have removed one top,one bottom the other two are behind the unit holding the window. How do I remove the window unit? Larry

    GE Microwave model JVM1440BD001


  • William Miller
    William Miller May 11, 2010

    Please reply back with your brand and model number so we can help you.

    Normally
    you have to separate the door panels (as shown in the attached photo)
    and then you'll see the previously hidden screws you need to remove.

    Or you can watch a YouTube video (not a video I made) that demonstrates how it's done.

    You can usually find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here.

    We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.




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Once you follow the youtube instructions to remove the inside cover you are ready for the next step.
Remove the six small screws that are adjacent to the window. After this the front plastic is held in only by plastic clips to the metal door. The plastic clips and the screws together hold this together.

Remove the entire door by lifting up and move it to a flat service. If the top vent cover prevents this just remove the two screws on top of the microwave and pull the vent cover off.

With the door lying flat you can pull the plastic frame out on top and bottom and see how the clips work. Now just work you way around the frame until it separates.

Install handle and reassemble in reverse order.

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