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Kitchen aid stainless microwave

Door handle came off. Ordered new part and it came with no instructions. How do I get to the inside of the door to replace door handle...HELP please

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

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You can find handy exploded views and order parts by model number here.

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

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