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I want to change the handle on the GE Porfile microwave oven.

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  • ebobmurphy Feb 02, 2010

    There are no screws showing. Where do I start to pry off plastic part?

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You can easily get one of the screws out. The other screw is hidden as you know. There is a soft plastic piece that goes around the door about 1" wide. Take a knife and pry that plastic piece off very carefully a little bit at a time. You can now access the other screw to remove the handle. Simply replace the handle and the press that piece back on.

Posted on Feb 01, 2010

  • NOT ME Feb 02, 2010

    There should be one screw visible. Is this an over the cooktop microwave? Exactly what model GE Profile Microwave do you own?

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