Question about LG Washing Machines
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Normally the problem is not the spring, but a broken spring mounting tab on the door latch head (hook) assembly or the inner door panel.
If it's the door panel, it's usually easier and cheaper to use epoxy and some kind of hardware to fashion a new spring mount.
The door latch head (hook) is easy to replace or repair if that's the issue.
We have *critical* safety & disassembly info at our site, linked here: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk
We also have this full service manual at our site: http://www.microwavedisplay.com/R1480_R1481_R1482_sm.pdf
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.
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Posted on Apr 18, 2008
SOURCE: door won't stay closed
There may be something stuck inside the drive. If you feel you have sufficient skill, I would remove the drive and shake it around to see if you can get something to fall out. Other wise replace it with a new drive or take it to a repair shop.
Posted on Mar 22, 2012
check the hooks and door release button and repair or replace, when this is broken, the switch is not close the microwave will not START.
SEE the diagram
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Posted on Jul 15, 2012
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Door latch on door itself is in closed position if it will not close at all. In this case, open door and pull outside handle hard to pop open door latch. If you have door opening at random, door latch needs replacing or door catch on body is loose.
Posted on Aug 12, 2012
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