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The door does not open. The push bar is not working and off center

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I have a Viking Micro/Hood combo. The door latch was not working.
I removed the handle by pushing up on the right side and then pulled out.
There is a hollow cylinder on the left side of the handle that extends out to trigger the door to open. For some reason it wasn't triggering so I extended it out by inserting a rod into the hollow part and pushed it in until the cylinder was extended by 1/4 inch. It works fine now. Hope this works for you.

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