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Front vent fell off

The front vent fell off..looks like a piece broke up..and the front/top vent just fell off..the plastic piece behind the vent will need to be replaced.. Can this easily be done..can I buy the part/s and do it myself?

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Re: Front vent fell off

This should be a very easy fix. I assume you are talking about the plastic vent grill on the top of the oven above the door. There should only be a couple of screws holding it in from the top. The grill then should tilt out from the top first then from the bottom to remove. Since you said that it had fallen off, it sounds like the tabs where the screw holes are have broken off. This is a common problem. You can buy the part by ordering from the manufacturer, or from most repair websites. All you need is the model number from the microwave. Good luck.

Posted on Jun 19, 2007

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