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Door crack The microwave works fine, but the door was "slammed" too hard and the bottom of the door cracked. It is a real eye sore in the kitchen. Can the bottom panel be purchased separately? What about buying a new door? Thanks, C

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  • connie ann Feb 07, 2008

    Thank you so much. The microwave is a Sharp Carousel R-1500,
    the serial # is 140933.
    I really appreciate your help.
    C

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Doors can be purchased, but they usually aren't cheap. Door panels can be purchased, but usually only the INNER panel. You can also get the door latches and handles. I don't know, however, if Sharp has any of the outer door components available without having to purchase a whole door. Refer to your owner's manual to see if there is a part listing index. If you can't find any part information, post back with your complete model number (located around the door opening) and I can see if I can find a part number for you. Hope this helps you.

Posted on Feb 07, 2008

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    Jeff Rockwell Feb 09, 2008

    I found a website called partstore.com. You can enter your model number and find a list of parts there. The entire door costs about $85. There are two other parts listed: door panel and door frame, but I found no illustration to identify it. You may check out this site to see if you can find the answers you're looking for. If you decide to replace the entire door, it comes off fairly easy by opening the door all the way and lifting straight up. The door is mounted on hinge pins and should just lift right off. I hope this helps you.

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