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The handle is broken on my Whirlpool Microwave Hood MH2155XPQ1. I ordered a new handle but am unable to remove and replace handle

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  • Remove screws on top at front in order to remove plastic front vent grill. Some times thin screwdriver or small knife and carefully insert along the inner panel and pry the plastic up.
  • The door lifts off pin hinges. Lay door flat on surface. Plastic trim snaps off with gentle prying (start at bottom middle and bottom hinge side). Then remove screws holding notched metal section with door latch. This piece will also snap out (several visible clips holding it around edges). Then remove door handle screws, Replace handle and reverse process to put back together.

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