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Sharp Carousel Microwave R-1601 - Need to Replace Door

The door is cracked and we purchased the new part/frame. How do you disassemle the door? How do you remove it from the microwave and then how do you take it apart. The only screws showing are on the back of the handle.

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  • Cam56 Dec 02, 2007

    Thank you it worked.

  • Anonymous Dec 17, 2007

    I am going to order a new door and will need to know how to replaced it also.
    Thanks~

  • Anonymous Jan 24, 2008

    I have a Sharp Microwave R1481. It has a cracked door and I want to replace it. When you pry off the door cover to get to the screws that hold the door handle on the door, does that affect the latch mechanisms that appear to be spring loaded?

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We have the service manual for the R1750-series ovens available at our Web site.

It's not exactly the same, but it should be generally close enough to help you.

It's at http://microwavedisplay.com/r1750_r1751_...

Most door panels separate like the one in the example photo below.

Please write back with more details if you need further help.

We're happy to help and we appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.


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SOURCE: Door Removal Sharp Microwave Model R-1611

The door comes off in a very simple way. Now...I'm speaking from the perspective of MOST microwave ovens. All you should have to do is open the door all the way to the left and lift straight up. The door has mounting pins that fit into a couple of hinge pin holes. If your oven is equipped with an upper panel grid, you may have to remove it, so the door will have more clearance. Putting the new door on is just as simple as lining up the pins in the door with the hinge pin holes and setting the door in place. Close the door slowly to make sure the pins are aligned with the holes properly. If not, the door will fall off while attempting to close. Let me know if this is helpful to you.

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SOURCE: Sharp Carousel Microwave R-1601

We have the service manual for the R1750-series ovens available at our Web site.

It's not exactly the same, but it should be generally close enough to help you.

It's at http://microwavedisplay.com/r1750_r1751_r1752_r1754_sm.pdf

Most door panels separate like the one in the example photo below.

Please write back with more details if you need further help.

We're happy to help and we appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

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Posted on Dec 01, 2007

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SOURCE: Sharp R-1480 replacment door handle

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

It will give you safety info, step by step help in disassembly, troubleshooting tips, and even part numbers.

Most computers will open this document automatically, but you may need the free Adobe Reader.

You can order parts from Encompass here or you can call them toll-free at 866-779-5835.

We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

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SOURCE: Re: Sharp carousel microwave oven minute display light out

Hello there
To replace the light you will first have to remove the outer shell.
To do this
(1). Remove all of the screws on the back of the microwave that hold on the shell
(2) Remove the screws that are on the bottom.

(3) now the shell should slide off towards the back of the microvave.
Note : this may take a little bit of pressure to get it off ok?

(4) Once the cover is off look towards the fromt of the microwave and
you will see the bulb. now just replace the bulb and reinsert the cover and the screws and you are all done ok? pretty easy ha/
best regards michael

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