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Broken door latch on mod.nn-t945sfx microwave

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  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    Microwave starts and turns right back off

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    The model number is NN-T945SFX

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Do you mean the part with hook-like projections that stick out of the door, or the part that holds the door switches inside the oven?

If you need to replace the door latches (the hook-like devices in the door) 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 order Panasonic parts from Tritronics here or by calling 866-779-5835.

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

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The spring has probably become disconnected from the door latch head assembly or inner door panel.

If so, you can either order a replacement for the broken part, or install a small screw into the broken part, reinforce it with epoxy, and then reassemble everything.

Normally you have to separate the door panels (as shown in the attached photo) and then you'll see the parts involved.

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Or you can watch a
YouTube video (not a video I made) 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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Here you can find what you need for a very similar model
http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/part-model/Panasonic-Parts/Microwave-Parts/Model-NNSD297SR/0789/0123370/50036271/00001?blt=06&prst=0&shdMod=NN-SD297SR
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