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KESC307 Oven Door

The inner glass on our oven door broke, we have purchased the glass from kitchenaid but now do not know how to go about taking the door apart and installing it.  Can you please help?
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Hi Mcrae...

Generally, the procedure is a straightforward mechanical one.

First, check below the door for screws and remove them. Next, open the door and find the screws on the side and inside of the door. Remove them. Careful...when the door panel comes off, the door will be much lighter and will slam closed if not restrained. The panel should 'fall away' from the door. Have someone assist you here! At each stage, take a digital picture of the disassembly so you can assist yourself in putting it back. Clean the glass with a blue cleaner and buff out. Use a scrubby or very fine steel wool to gently remove any stains from the old glass you're reusing. Do this on a bedding of newspaper. Always handle glass by the edges.

When installing the glass, it should generally be apparent which way it goes in. Some glasses have patterns on them which correspond to the door opening...if it is the outer which is being replaced. Note them. There may be an up or down as as a result. Any foils or patterns are positioned to the direction you won't have access to later.

You'll likely need a second pair of hands to put it all back together. Take your time. Don't force anything. Tighten screws evenly.

Posted on Dec 03, 2007


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