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The front door of the microwave is cracked. The microwave seems to work fine. This is for a rental unit, so I do not have immediate access to the unit. Do you have the dimensions for model # mh714oxfq-1

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SOURCE: The door handle cracked from the door. The unit

Or, if the handle itself is the only piece damaged, you can simply replace the door handle.

On MOST microwave ovens, you just have to remove the inner door panel that goes around the perimeter of the glass. The panel is pressed in place and can be removed by using a small screwdriver or putty knife and carefully insert along the seam of the inner panel to pry the plastic up. Work your way slowly around the perimeter of the glass to pop the panel loose. Use care not to pry against the glass. The glass is tempered and also has an RF shield that shields you from harmful RF radiation.

With the inner panel removed, the door handle screws are visibile and can easily be accessed with a screwdriver. Simply remove the broken handle and install the new one. Re-insert the inner door panel, gradually working your way around the perimeter of the door glass to ensure it snaps back into place and seats properly.

This repair can be done with the door in place, or you can remove it for easier access. If you decide the remove the door, open it all the way and lift straight up at the hinges. The door will lift off of the hinge pins. On some microwaves, you may have to remove the upper grill cover over the door (if equipped) to accommodate door removal. Place on a hard flat surface with some towels under it for padding. This protects the door facing from scatches.

NOTE: Some doors have a hinge pin that needs to be removed, or screws holding the door in place at the hinge.

You can view an exploded view diagram of your microwave at any of the following websites for reference: searspartsdirect.com pcappliancerepair.com appliancepartspros.com Just type in your model number and locate the parts listing for the door. If you have any questions, or require additional assistance, please let me know. I hope this helps you.

Posted on Dec 23, 2009

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SOURCE: microwave will not turn on -- light does not come

Chances are good that you have a bad door switch.

You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here.

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Posted on May 28, 2010

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