Door would no open

ApplianceWhirlpool Microwave

Model

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers

WM From Richmond, VA

Oct 01, 2009

2 out of 2 people found this instruction helpful

The push button door latch had broken on my microwave. After digging into the unit-which was the hardest part, getting the shell off and getting at the control panel, I was able to see an interior latch part that had one side of plastic broken off. 40. repair piece later and I was able to plug that in, put it all back together and it works, although it does not feel that solid or that it will last a lifetime. Glad I was able to fix instead of calling a repair guy.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Door Latch Bracket

Part Number: PS972837

$18.05
In Stock