oven would not work

ApplianceGeneral Electric Microwave


Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Screw drivers

Russell From Glendale, AZ

Nov 17, 2007

10 out of 14 people found this instruction helpful

first I had to remove a plastic cover on the back of the door to get to the thing your instructions said where to start. I figured out how to do that myself. Taking this cover off was difficult because I was afraid I was going to break it. After I got the cover off I noticed that most of the plastic clips that held it on were so crysalized ( I guess from the continued heat exposure) that the broke off. After removing a few screws I now was able to do what your instructions told me to how to remove this door plate. Again just some pastic clip held it in place. I could not unlatch these clips and remove this cover because you had to hold about 3 or 4 different clips apart at the same time and just myself couldn't do that by myself. So eventually I had to get some help with another person to hold all these clipps apart at the same time to get this plate off. After we got this off it was easy to change the door latch and put back together. So not knowing how to do this and your instructions not able to tell me everything I needed to know, I turned a 15-20 minute job into about 2 hours.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Door Latch Assembly

Part Number: PS230891

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