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How do I replace the handle on Electrolux Microwave FMV156DCA

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SOURCE: Need to replace the handle I have the part but how do i desassemble the door properly

To access the door handle mounting screws, you have to remove the inner door panel that goes around the perimeter of the glass. You can use a small screwdriver to simply pry the plastic up and work your way gradually around the perimiter of the glass. Most microwave ovens 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, please let me know. I hope you find this information helpful.

Posted on Jun 03, 2009

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SOURCE: How do I replace a LG LMV1630ST microwave oven 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.

Or you can watch a YouTube video (not a video I made) here that demonstrates how it's done.

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 Nov 25, 2009

MicrowaveSvc
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SOURCE: need to replace handle on dacor microwave model: pmor30s. I have

We have the service / repair manual for this model and have uploaded it to our site here for free download to help you.

You have to separate the door panels (as shown in the attached photo) and then you'll see the previously hidden screw(s) you need to remove.


Or you can watch a YouTube video (not a video I made) that demonstrates how it's done.

In some cases, you then have to gently rotate the handle to unlock it.

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 Aug 04, 2009

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SOURCE: replacing handle on LG LMV1680WW microwave

I have never replaced a handle on a microwave. I was looking at mine. If I have to guess how to get to the screw behind the panel, I would guess the inside cover needs to be popped out. Now a day, all the covers are snapped together. Be careful not to break it.
Or look for your manual, or look it up on the web.
Good luck

Posted on Aug 29, 2009

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SOURCE: replace door handle on mco153uq

Normally You have to separate the door panels (as shown in the attached photo) and then you'll see the previously hidden screw(s) you need to remove.

Or you can watch a YouTube video (not a video I made) that demonstrates how it's done.

In some cases, you then have to gently rotate the handle to unlock it.

You can order parts 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 Aug 30, 2009

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Instead of replacing the switch mount, it's usually more economical and safer to add a dab or two of hot glue to the mount to secure the switch. Let it cool for about 30 minutes before using.

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