Broken Door Latch

ApplianceWhirlpool Microwave


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Screw drivers

James From Baton Rouge, LA

Nov 05, 2012

1 out of 1 people found this instruction helpful

I removed the microwave from its built-in position by removing the faceplace. This was a simple four phillips screw removal. I then removed the microwave and the rear housing. This required the special TORX T20 security star screwdriver. Once the main microwave housing was removed the broken latch was apparent and easily accessible. The longest part of this process was getting the security star driver and ordering the part. It literally took sixty seconds to replace the part. Another three minutes to replace the housing and Another five minutes to put the microwave back in place. This was an easy repair and saved me about $400 in replacement costs.I am very satisfied with the ease of determining the part I needed on the website, the cost of the part, the shipping was timely, and the overall experience by far surpassed my expectations. I am by no means a handy person but the instruction and detail associated with the purchase gave me the confidence and knowledge needed to complete the task.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Door Latch Bracket

Part Number: PS972837

In Stock