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Broken door handle on GE JVM1490 900 Watts

Need help with replacing the door handle on this unit. Also help with removing the broken handle, and a list of tools needed. Thanks!!!

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    Did you ever find out the solution? I have same problem.

  • bzee815 Apr 10, 2009

    Door handle just broke off. Appears to be broken plastic since fastners still in door.

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Go to ;
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and enter the model number etc of your unit. Note the diagrams in the left-hand corner of the screen. They also sell parts. Tools will be simple screwdrivers and small wrenches.

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How do I replace a broken door handle on a GE Microwave JVM1631WB004?


First determine if you can get a replacement handle will you be able to remove the broken handle on your own and install the replacement or will you need the assitance of an experienced repair person.

if you have the tools and know-how to do thihs on your own determine ifyou can get a replacement door handle. Information on contacting GE for parts in Canada can be found here:

http://www.geappliances.ca/parts/index.jsp#3

You could also try their call center: 1.888.261.3055

Make sure you have your complete model number and description of your unit. Was not able to locate information for the model number you provided.

GE Global website can be found here. You may be able to find your model if you check on the website for the country of purchase.


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How do you take the door off? I too have a broken handle and door...


If only the door handle is broken, it can easily be replaced on MOST microwave ovens by removing the inner door panel that goes around the perimeter of the glass. The following link explains how to access and replace the door handle:


http://www.fixya.com/support/r3696942-microwave_oven_door_handle_replacement


The average cost for a replacement handle usually runs about $20 - $40. Replacements may be purchased at the websites listed in the link I provided.


The door handle on this model has two parts (items 3 and 8). Depending on what is broken, you may only need to order one or the other. Both parts, combined, is still only about $20. The part numbers are WB15X10119 and WB15X10120, respectively.


The door handle is a simple repair that can be done with the door in place, or with the door removed. You do not have to uninstall the oven if this is an over the range model.


NOTE: If you wish to remove the door, all you need to do on most models is open the door all the way and lift straight up at the hinges.


If you have any questions, please post back and let me know. I hope this helps you.

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It's broken


The door handle can easily be replaced on most microwave ovens. You just have to remove the inner door panel that goes around the perimeter of the glass. The following link explains how to access and/or replace the door handle:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3696942-microwave_oven_door_handle_replacement

The cost usually averages about $20 - $40. Replacements may be purchased at the websites listed in the link I provided. However, price and configuration of your oven also depends upon the MODEL NUMBER. If the model number is correct, the part number for a replacement door handle is WB15X10023.

If you have any questions, please post back and let me know. I hope this helps you.

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Look for a removable insert around the inside window. If not there may be screws along the outside edges to separate the door sections. Eric

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The door handle can easily be replaced. This is a common problem with microwave oven doors. You would think the manufacturer's would make them a bit more durable.

This is a very simple repair. To access the door handle mounting screws on MOST microwave ovens, you have to remove the inner door panel that goes around the perimeter of the glass. You can use a small screwdriver to carefully pry the plastic up and work your way slowly around the perimiter of the glass. Most microwave ovens also have grooves in the panel that you can insert the screwdriver into. Use care not to pry against the glass. The glass is tempered and also has an RF shield that prevents harmful microwaves from potentially harming the consumer. If you break the glass, you will need to purchase a new door.

The door handle screws are located behind the inner panel. Simply remove the broken handle and install the new one. Re-insert the inner door panel carefully and gradually work your way around the perimeter of the door glass and make sure it snaps back into place.

If you have questions about this repair, please let me know. I hope this helps you.

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My door handle is broken. Is it posssible to


You should be able to buy only the door handle and avoid having to replace the entire door. Appliancepartspros.com carries the handle. Just type in the model number you provided and look for item #3 under the parts listing. The part number and price varies based on the color you need. Make sure you order the correct color. To access the door handle mounting screws on MOST microwave ovens, you have to remove the inner door panel that goes around the perimeter of the glass. You can use a small screwdriver to carefully pry the plastic up and work your way slowly around the perimiter of the glass. Most microwave ovens also have grooves in the panel that you can insert the screwdriver into. Use care not to pry against the glass. The glass is tempered and also has an RF shield that prevents harmful microwaves from potentially harming the consumer. If you break the glass, you will need to purchase a new door.

The door handle screws are located behind the inner panel. Simply remove the broken handle and install the new one. Re-insert the inner door panel carefully and gradually work your way around the perimeter of the door glass and make sure it snaps back into place.

If you have questions, please let me know. I hope you find this information helpful.

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

You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here: http://tinyurl.com/gv383

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