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Door latch on Emerson microwave oven

The door latch on my microwave oven will not close. It seems the latches on the door do not catch when closing the door. Any solutions?

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    The model no. is MW8992SB, 900 watts.

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    Where do I get a new door assembly for this microwave oven?

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U will need new door asemble to relly fix it ok thx nick

Posted on Feb 10, 2008

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    nick helpap Feb 10, 2008

    ermerson dealer who sels parts will be able to order u one the fastest ok and safest way

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