plastic door button plunger broke

ApplianceWhirlpool Microwave


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

martin From glendale, AZ

Feb 13, 2008

6 out of 12 people found this instruction helpful

I was really delighted that parts are still offered for this model microwave oven, also know as "time master"

The plastic plunger broke and as long as I had it apart I replaced all plastic pieces associated with the door handle assembly. The door handle had plastic forms for the screws to go into. these plastic forms were also cracked and unusable.

The problem was all due to old brittle plastic failing. The repair was easy and was completed in no time.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Door Handle Spring

Part Number: PS336086

No Longer Available

Door Handle with Screws

Part Number: PS336500

In Stock

Door Button - Brown

Part Number: PS336501

In Stock


Part Number: PS336792

No Longer Available

Cooking Rack Support Clip

Part Number: PS337007

In Stock