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Broken glass in door, how to take door off of . do you have the service manual

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The door comes off by simply opening it all the way and lifting straight up at the hinges. On some models you may have to remove the upper grill over the door (if equipped). I hope this helps you. Let me know if you have further questions.

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You can find helpful exploded views of this model here: http://tinyurl.com/gv383

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