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GE XL1800 Door

How do I clean the inside glass on the door - I have some splashes on the inside glass on the door and there is the black mesh guard covering it making it impossible to clean. Any help or tips greatly appreciated. thanks! ~Pauline

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  • Anonymous May 05, 2008

    I dont think you understood the question. Anyone have an answer on how to clean it?

  • vsell May 19, 2008

    I have the same problem with a older whirlpool hool over the range microwave. I have spent a lot of time cleaning the spots behind this mesh with a toothbrush.

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    how to clean inside glass door



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OK, I'm no handy man and I just figured out how to do this. Open the door and remove the black plastic cover surrounding the inside glass. I used a regular flat head screw driver to pop this out.

Now I removed the 3 screws holding the inner panel against the glass on the front door. After removing the screws, the inner panel is held in place by a series of plastic clips. Go around the perimeter and pop the plastic clips out so the inner panel including the mesh comes out of the door.

Now you have complete access to clean the inside of the glass door!

I found it easier to do this operation with the door completely off the microwave, but you should be able to do this with the door in place too.

Posted on Jul 25, 2010

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    Sherry Kay Dec 30, 2012

    Mine only had 1 screw-great quality control. :-) I got the glass clean. Thanks so much for your help!


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As I have a small walk in like Kitchen I put the steamer so it was putly under it & noted after some time that my Microware over had steam between the two sheets of glass on the door is it unsafe to use?. it is a samsung C106 model can an one help, I did think for a hundred pounds to be safe & buy only from Argos as it is only a hundred best to be safe then sorry timothy cambridge

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For one if stuff had got between the two glass plates the you need to replace that seal that can be harmful for any one standing in front of the microwave when it is running.

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