Handle broken at top screw.

ApplianceWhirlpool Microwave


Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Carl From Chillicothe, IL

Oct 09, 2011

3 out of 4 people found this instruction helpful

Remove 2 screws on opened edge of door. Carefully use putty knife to loosen and slip interior door unit from exterior door cover. Be careful, your working with plastic. You should be able to have a large enough cap at open edge at bottom of door to reach in with philips screwdriver. The bottom handle screw is cover by a dense padding. You will need to use screwdriver point to move padding away from screw. With left hand holding firmly on front outside of door apply pressure to screwdriver and backout the bottom handle screw. Assemble new handle in reverse order. Apply even index finger to thumb pressure to reassemble interior door unit into door cover.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Door Handle - Stainless

Part Number: PS885561

In Stock