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L am looking for spare parts on a Toshiba microwave Model no. ER 700A it is over 20 yrs old and l am missing some little tiny studs from inside the microwave, could you please tell me where l could get some Maria

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  • mmileto Aug 21, 2008

    They hold a panel inside the roof of the microwave, they are plastic, round and about 1/2cm in width, similar to a rivet that is the best way l can describe them.

    Thank you for taking the time in responding to my inquiry


  • mmileto Aug 21, 2008

    Thank you for your help in trying to find the parts for my microwave. You have been very helpful. l think l will go to my favourite store...BUNNINGS!!


  • William Miller
    William Miller May 11, 2010

    Toshiba stopped making microwaves many years ago, but some parts may be available.

    Can you describe in more detail what you mean by "studs"?

    Do they hold a cooking rack or a panel in place?



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Yes, those are 1- or 2-piece nylon rivets. Sounds like they held the stirrer cover or waveguide cover on.

The original Toshiba part number was 325541052 but they are no longer available.

You can probably find suitable replacement nylon rivets at a local hardware or home improvement store if you take one with you or at least measure the diameter of the hole they need to go into.

I'd say they are about 1/8' to 3/16" if I remember correctly.

Or at the same stores you can get some nylon screws a little bit fatter than the hole and screw them into the holes. You will have to force them, but they will work.

Nylon is transparent to microwave energy.

Good luck.

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    William Miller Aug 21, 2008

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