plastic door release button broke

ApplianceMaytag Microwave


Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

andrew From warwick, RI

Dec 03, 2008

1 out of 2 people found this instruction helpful

remove 3 screws holding cover, slid cover to the rear, removed screw at top inside of control panel.
lift up control panel to release it. this exposed broken release button. noted position of release button. with finger pushed up part of door that extended inside to release door (what the broken part was suppose to do). also note that the left side of the release button goes over the metal protrusion (small cut for to view placement). the right side goes inside the metal protrusion. reassemble and you are ready to go.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Door Release Button (Now subbed to Door Release Button - Black)

Part Number: PS2046565

In Stock