Question about LG Microwave Ovens
The dor of my microwave seems to have gone into lock mode suddenly after i opened it one day. now it cant be shut , hence i cant use the microwave.
you gently push up on the door latches (hook-like devices on the door)
there should be spring tension. If they just flop right up, the spring
Normally the problem is not the spring, but a broken spring mounting tab on the door latch head (hook) assembly or the inner door panel.
If it's the door panel, it's usually easier and cheaper to use epoxy and some kind of hardware to fashion a new spring mount.
The door latch head (hook) is easy to replace or repair if that's the issue.
We have critical safety & disassembly info at our site, linked here.
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.
Or you can watch a YouTube video (not a video I made) here that demonstrates how it's done.
If you need to order parts, call 1-800-243-0000 (M-F, 7am-8pm CT, Sat 8-5 CT) and choose the appropriate prompt from the menu or visit here.
After you look into this, if you still need help, please write back with your model number and more details.
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Posted on Oct 08, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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