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Handle Replacement on a HKMS155L Microwave

The handle to my microwave broke off. It seems that there are two white pins that hold the handle to the door. The top of the pins have broke off. the pins need to be replaced from inside the door, but I can't see how to remove the covers to get inside the door and replace the pins. THere are 4 small screws located in the side of the door where the handle is located. However, when I remove the screws I still can't get inside the door. Also, although I have ordered a new handle it looks like I will need new pins, can anyone tell me where to find the pins and fix my problem?

Thanks - Robertroberts@bellsouth.net

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  • treediddy Mar 11, 2009

    The bottom of my handle broke away. Like the previous poster, I have screws (3 in my case) on the side of the door, but removing those does not loosen anything.  The solution posted was to remove the door latches first, but I can't see how that is done. Unfortunately it now appears I may have cracked the front panel and will need to replace that as well.

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I think you have solved your problem already.

I have seen your requesty only now and I am sending the diagram to replace handle.

You remove door latch (nr 3 on diagram) first, then you unscrew the screw nr .8 and remove handle (nr.7).

Below the diagram:

Handle Replacement on a HKMS155L Microwave - 71f6636.gif

You can find all parts and diagram for your appliance here.

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