Needed to push door up to run appliance.

ApplianceAmana Microwave


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers

J Patrick From Baltimore, MD

Nov 24, 2011

9 out of 19 people found this instruction helpful

1. Removed cabinet screws (10-15?). 2. Removed cabinet. 3. Removed top interlock switch which actually was not defective. The press clip connection appeared as if it had been arcing for quite some time and the corrosion created resistance sufficient to prevent the current from getting through the switch. 4. Replaced switch anyway but broke plastic retaining clip despite every effort not to do so. Reset broken clip with super glue. 5. Reassembled cabinet and appliance is in good working condition.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Door Interlock Switch Kit

Part Number: PS373050

In Stock