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Broken handle -- Whirlpool MH8150XMQ

The handle attached to the door of the microwave oven is completely broken. It is attached to the door at two points, and has come off of both the points; the handle won't even go back inside properly, or I would have trird to glue it.

Further, the hadle itself is made of two parts, which got detatched from each other.

I called Whirlpool and they offered no assistance at all -- just gave me the number to local parts distributor and a third party service center. The parts shop says that the handle will cost about $50, but the have no instructions for installing it. I have not yet called the service center, and not sure how muach they will charge for the repair.

Any suggestions for fixing this at home?

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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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