See answer here http://www.fixya.com/support/t265705-microwave_door
in different thread.. Basically have to pry plastic trim ring off inside of door with putty knife (careful, it cracks easily) to get to screws on bottom of door. See second pic. Top screws are easily accessible from inside of door. Spring can easily be replaced by hand once you get adequate access. You'll need a fairly stubby right angle screwdriver (I used a cut-down #2 Phillips bit and small Vice-Grips as a make-do) to get to the screws. Also need Torx (T10, I think) to detach the shock absorber doodads from the door where they attach above the hinges. If you're just starting to take the door apart, be careful when you take out the top 2 screws on the inside-- they hold the inside plastic piece on , but they also hold the whole outer stainless/ glass/ handle piece on. It just slips in at the bottom, so be ready to slide it out when you take these screws out.
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After tearing apart my microwave, I found a little spring broke off the latches. Open the door to the microwave, pop off the plastic piece that the latches on the door go through. You will see a spring behind the latch. If the spring is not connected to the latch it won't operate properly. The spring was held onto the latch with a tiny plastic piece that broke off. An easy solution instead of buying a new latch is to heat up one side of the spring without burning yourself and melt it through the latch piece where it was originally connected then put everything back together.
Hope this helps,
No, you don't have a new problem to fix, and consider yourself and anyone else that uses that microwave lucky.
Depending on where that crack is you need to know that the screen like structor in the door is actually a choke to stop and microwave energy from escaping, including anything around it. They are designed to stop any stray microwave energy from leaving the microwave. This could harm you so if it is anyware near that door choke, if I were you I would order another door. The same goes for the gasket around the inside of the door it to is a choke.
You are also causing yourself some potential danger because the door must never be circumvented to keep the light on or off because if you should accidently start the microwave then you will have problems.
If you very carefully prise off the inner trim of the door you should be able to see where the lug broke that was originally holding the screen. Use a small cable tie to fix one end of the spring to one a the angle pieces of metal around where the window is, about the same level (make sure the other end of the spring is on the hook assembly). You can secure the cable tie and adjust how tight you pull it to get to roughly the same tension it would be if still on the original lug. Cut off the excess of the tie and clip the frame back in position. Door should open and close now. Hope this helps
Remove the front panel by removing the screws located on the inside of the door (note hold door inplace, since it is heavy and will fall out after screws removed). Unscrew screws located on bottom of plastic retainer (2 each) Remove tension spring. Note 2 are included right and left. Note color of spring on end, different springs for different door types, stainless, black,beige or white. Replace all in reverse order.
The latch head (with hooklike projections) have a spring to keep it pulled down.
If the latch head can be easily pushed up and falls back freely, then the monting tab on the back of the latch head is broken and it will have to be glued or replaced. The new part is better.
To get to the door screws inside, you have to remove the choke cover, as shown in the photo.
You can order parts for Sharp models from Tritronics at http://www.wehaveparts.com.
It sounds like the mount which holds tension on your door latch heads (door hooks) is broken.
You can confirm that by pushing up on the door hook. If it goes up with no real resistance, the spring is unhooked.
Fixing that would require disassembly of the door (by separating the panels) and repairing or replacing either the door hook assembly or the door panel inside.