Question about Microwave Ovens
Chances are the rear surface of the door open button and/or the front surface of the door open lever have worn away due to use, or there may be a misalignment of the door latches.
On a counter top model, the outer cover will need to be removed to diagnose and repair this. On an over-the-range model, only the control panel needs to be removed.
Please unplug the oven first.
If you or someone you know wants to look into this, we have critical safety, disassembly, and troubleshooting info at our site, and our link is at our listing here on FixYa.
Once it is apart, you'll be able to see how the door open button would press against the door open lever, which would then lift up against the door latch heads (hook-like projections on the door) and the door should open.
The best place to order parts for this brand is Encompass (formerly Tritronics). Or you can call them toll-free at 866-779-5835.
We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.
Posted on Jan 30, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Nov 19, 2015 | Sanyo Microwave Microwave Oven
Oct 26, 2013 | Sanyo Microwave Ovens
Mar 29, 2011 | Microwave Ovens
Aug 15, 2009 | Sanyo EM-P790 Microwave Oven
Apr 28, 2009 | Microwave Ovens
Jun 22, 2008 | Panasonic NN-H275 Microwave Oven
Jan 14, 2008 | Sharp R-1850A Convection/Microwave Oven
May 02, 2007 | Sanyo EM-G2585W Microwave Oven
Nov 20, 2006 | Sanyo EM-P790 Microwave Oven
48 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!