The plastic door latch broke on our microwave.

ApplianceWhirlpool Microwave


Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years


Glenn From Lawrenceville, GA

Jul 16, 2011

3 out of 6 people found this instruction helpful

1. Removed exterior cabinet using vice grips to grab the heads of the screws.

2. Removed old broken latch.

3. Snapped the new latch into place. Be careful spreading the two brackets that receive the latch so that they don't break.

4. Re-install exterior.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Door Latch Bracket

Part Number: PS972837

In Stock