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My kitchenaid microwave has started making a strange noise when I open and close the door. It sounds like paper or aluminum foil (?) or something is in the door when I close it (moreso than when opening it).Have you ever heard of anything like this? I can't see anything and haven't had a chance for my husband to look at it. Thanks!

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  • babsh Dec 08, 2008

    Thank you--we figured it out--the piece on the top part of the microwave somehow broke and slipped down---when the door was opened/closed it would make this swooshing noise. My husband and son both realized what it was and my husband glued/rigged it for now. I am sure we will eventually have to replace that part. My husband was going to go online and look at parts but wanted to try this first. Thanks so much!

  • William Miller
    William Miller May 11, 2010

    I would carefully inspect the door handle, inner door surface area, latches, and the face of the chassis where it meets the door.

    Please let us know what you find.

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Very good.

You may 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 to get at the parts that need to be replaced.

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.

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