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Cannot remove face on Micro/Covec Oven to replace broken handle

I have a GE Profile Model JVM1490BD003 Micro/Convect Oven. The front handle broke off and I bought a new one but I can't get the facepiece off to replace the handle. I don't want to crack the facepiece taking it off so can you tell me how to get it off.

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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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