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Brand name gaggenau,model em121-110,micro wave oven. problem is, safty glass has been broken. How to replace glass ? I took off all of screws but could not. Could you tell me how ?

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A friend of mine said that the assembly process doesn't really allow for consumer replacement, since the metal screen mesh is important to shield the microwaves, and an incorrect "fix" could be dangerous, healthwise, so they are designed that way on purpose, to protect from lawsuits, etc. I found out that parts for this model microwave have been discontinued, and even the repair facilities have no parts. You could try to google the machine on Ebay to try to find a whole door replacement, but that's a long shot. The glass isn't as important as the metal mesh, and if the mesh is still intact, I would think a piece of glass could be glued on top of it, but that would just be a sloppy but workable fix. Wish I had better news, or a workable solution, but this is the best I can do. Good luck.

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