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Frigidaire fmv156db door latch/not working

My microwave just stopped.  If I close the door and then push it (gently) up it starts but when I let go it stops again.  
Would I need a whole door or just the latch?  And which latch?  The two nearest the handle?
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  • Anonymous Jan 31, 2009

    IT Is the same model microwave and same problem

  • carle860 Mar 02, 2009

    I have the same problem as described with my FMV156DCG microwave.

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Drummernick
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SOURCE: door latch on Emerson microwave oven

u will need new door asemble to relly fix it ok thx nick

Posted on Feb 10, 2008

MicrowaveSvc
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SOURCE: microwave door handle

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

We're happy to help and we appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

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Posted on Feb 25, 2008

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SOURCE: My Frigidaire Microwave quit working today

get it repaired

Posted on Dec 26, 2008

MicrowaveSvc
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SOURCE: same as others, how do

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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Posted on Jan 09, 2009

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SOURCE: The door latch has been pushed in so now the door can't close.

remove the outer casing so that you can gain access to the door locking mechanism, you will then have to use common sense to decide how to repair

Posted on Feb 26, 2009

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