Question about Sharp Microwave Ovens
On a counter top model, the outer cover will need to be removed to diagnose and repair this. On an over-the-range model, only the control panel needs to be removed.
Please unplug the oven first.
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Once it is apart, you'll be able to see how the door open button would press against the door open lever, which would then lift up against the door latch heads (hook-like projections on the door) and the door should open.
What usually breaks is the door open lever.
If you have a Sharp you can probably find an exploded view and order parts by entering your model number here
Sharp parts are usually less expensive when ordered from Tritronics
If you have a different brand, you can usually find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here: http://tinyurl.com/gv383
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Posted on May 27, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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