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MCO153UBF microwave-range hood - broken door handle

I have a MCO153UBF microwave-range hood, and the door handle has broken. I've been able to find a replacement handle on-line - the configuraton appears to be straightforward - a post at the top and bottom of the handle with an accompanying clip (also top and bottom) to hold everything in place. The posts appears to just slide in (until the clips engage) but for some reason my exploratory attempts to pull the broken piece of post out have failed. I can get a pretty good grip with a pair of side cutters but it won't budge. Any ideas?

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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) here that demonstrates how it's done.

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

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Posted on Aug 02, 2008

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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 screw(s) you need to remove.

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

In some cases, you then have to gently rotate the handle to unlock it.

You can order parts here.

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

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Posted on Aug 30, 2009

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