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Kitchenaid Stainless Microwave Handel KHMS155LSS

Hi. I have the above microwave and the "stainless" looking plastic handle has rubbed off and is now almost white. I am looking for the replacement part but can't seem to find it. But better yet, is there another model that has a real stainless handle that I could somehow adapt to fit mine? The Kenmore Elite handle seems to have about the same measurements? Or maybe a newer model Kitchenaid? I feel another plastic one will just wear again in a year.

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  • maya12 Nov 04, 2007

    Hi my handle came off. Handle remains intact. but the white connector has broken off. how do i fix that even if i get the part

  • Anonymous Nov 27, 2007

    Handle is made of plastic and the paint is wearing off and scatches off easy.Found replacement handle at partselect.com but had no instructions for replacing the handle.

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    I understand the Kitchenaid khms155lss-0 Microvave is discontinued...can you tell me what model replaced it, and are they the same size/dimension?

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Part number 8184264 should do the trick.

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