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How can I repair or replace the spring on the door?

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Generally you open door all the way, then brace it in an open position with a couple of 2x4s on each corner or something like those to hold the door open all the way on their own. then replace each spring by lifting it out of the top metal brackets. need some lifting power to accomplish this. good luck. make sure you replace with exactly the same spring=take broken with you for new.

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You might want to try Fagor at their site to see what the part number for the replacement spring is. http://www.fagoramerica.com/

The other option with your model number is to try the Sears part web site, which shows a line drawing and parts list for most applianances.

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