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SOURCE: Glass in microwave door shattered in middle of the night

There was a suit in Texas about this, but i don;t know if it led to a recall.

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Posted on Nov 27, 2008

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I called Whirlpool Corp and told them about the problem. They are sending a factory authorized repairman immediately to repair or replace the door. Thanks to FixYa, I found a solution!

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Posted on Nov 27, 2009

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SOURCE: The door glass is broken.

It depends on the brand and model.
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Posted on May 06, 2010

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SOURCE: My counter top GE Spacemaker microwave oven's door

Hi!!
Yes, there is. The part # for the HANDLE,DOOR -L is WB15X10119 and costs $15.25. You can order it from this site https://www.geapplianceparts.com/GEApplianceParts/Dispatcher?REQUEST=ACCESSORY use your oven's model # to make sure you have the proper handle.
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Need to know correct size of microwave door glass for LG model MG-604w mine is broken after a fall, can I still use without glass?


NO, do not use the microwave with a broken door glass, this glass is specially protected to stop any dangerous microwave leakage, it is also something you cannot replace yourself, take it to a reputable service centre so that once the glass has been repaire the oven can be tested for safety purposes.

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HOW TO REPLACE THE DOOR OF A MACROWAVE OVEN


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GeneralElectric is internationally known as a premier manufacturer of ranges,ovens, stove-tops and various other household appliances. ConsumerReports ranks General Electric appliances high on functionality andtheir low rate of repair. Currently, manufactures microwave ovensand wall ovens. Microwave oven doors are designed to be removed andreplaced by professional repairmen because a "leak test" must beperformed upon replacement to ensure ions are not coming off themicrowave's magnetron. With wall oven doors, removal and replacement bythe owner is a straightforward task that is safe for any owner tocomplete.

Here are step by step Instruction on how to fix in your microwave door below.

step1.

If your microwave door is cracked or the latch is broken, you may be able to replace it instead of purchasing a new microwave. Check the manufacturer's website to find out how to order a replacement door that is compatible with your specific make and model or visit any technician store that deal with microwave and oven around your local area to get one.

step2

Your owner's manual may also list a part number, which you can use as a reference when looking for a new microwave door.

step3.

Difficulty or note able part : Moderately Easy Instructions material needed Replacement door with Screwdriver a technician tool .

step4.

Unplug the microwave and set it on a table or workbench. If you have a built-in microwave, you may have to remove some mounting screws or retention clips to get the microwave out of the support bracket.

step5.

Open the door and take out the glass tray.Pry off a corner of the plastic panel on the inside of the door with a screwdriver or butter knife. Once it is loose, work the screwdriver or knife all the way around the glass and remove the panel.

step6.

Ask someone to hold the microwave door as you disconnect it from the hinges.

NOTE:
Depending on the design of your microwave door, you may have to remove a set of screws or slide a pin out of the hinge to release the door.

step7.

Remove and discard the old door. Have your assistant hold the replacement door up to the hinges.

step8.

Attach the door to the hinges by reversing the previous step. Snap the plastic inner panel into place around the glass.

step9.

Move the microwave back to its original location. Insert and tighten the necessary mounting screws if you are working on a built-in microwave.

step10.

Set the glass tray back inside the microwave and close the door.

Good luck.

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on Oct 27, 2010 | Microwave Ovens

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Can you use a microwave if the glass on the door is broken?


It is not advisable. The door is a critical safety part of the microwave oven. The glass being gone will allow heat in areas of the door not designed for heat. The glass also is a support for the safety mesh that contains the microwave energy to the cavity.

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How to fix a broken handle?


The door handle can easily be replaced without the assistance of a repairman. This is a common problem with some microwave oven doors.

This is not difficult. 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.

NOTE: If your microwave is the same model you have this listed under, I could only find one website that offers the handle as a separate replacement without purchasing the entire door (the entire door cost over $200!). The handle lists for about $51 at repairclinic.com. You can search around, but I have already tried the following sites:

appliancepartspros.com
searspartsdirect.com
pcappliancerepair.com
repairclinic.com

I hope this helps you.

Aug 12, 2009 | GE JVM1190SY/WY/AY/BY Microwave Oven

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Door handle broken away from microwave unit.


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.

Jul 16, 2009 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven

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Can i replace a broken door handle?


Yes. 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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Broken glass on full sized microwave door


Unfortunately, you would have to replace the complete door assembly, you can find a replacement door assembly for this model at this link:

LG LRM1230W Replacement Part Complete Door Assembly

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Glass in microwave door shattered in middle of the night


There was a suit in Texas about this, but i don;t know if it led to a recall.

Did you contact GE customer service?

If not, GE Customer Service is here.

Please let us know what you find out so we can help others!

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

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