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11742561-1-S-Whirlpool-WP4451008-Torsion Spring - Left Side
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Torsion Spring - Left Side

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PartSelect Number PS11742561
Manufacturer Part Number WP4451008
Manufactured by Whirlpool

Use with black, white or bisque models only. Stainless models need a stronger spring.

This part works with the following brands: KitchenAid, Whirlpool.

This part works with the following products: Microwave Oven Combo.

This part fixes the following symptoms:

  • Door not closing properly.

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Parts Used:
  • Torsion Spring - Left Side
Level of Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
Time to do repair: 1- 2 hours
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: John from Chelan, WA

One of the torsion springs was broken in the door- right one

This one is painted model and the door has 2 screws at the bottom and 2 at the top to take out to get the front of the door off. First remove the vent assembly at the bottom of the door by removing the 4 screws.Hold the door together(I finally used a big piece of masking tape to hold the door top together to get it back together). Take the bottom screws out first and then holding the door front from underneath open the door to get at the top 2 inside screw. and pull it away carefully from the inner door parts and lay it aside on a carpet of towel.Then the fun begins-takingout 2 screws holding the plastic inner door cover to get at the torsion springs at the bottom of the door. these screw ar near each end of the plastic part but the left one is directly above a vent sticking out fromthe back of the oven below. There is only about #/4- i inch space to get a screw driver onto the phillips head screw. I have alot of small screw driers butnot even aphillips head fro a drill driver is short enough to get into the space. I used apreviously bent small screwdiriver to get the screw out. I tried to bend another screwdrover to a shorter dostance but it snapped off in the bending process. I fanally got it out and replaced the broken spring. Tbouth a set of sprnings that were supposed to be the same for left and right sides so I decided to replace oth springs while I had it apart. The right side spring went in fairly easily after figuring out how th thread it into the holes. The unbroken spring wass not so easy. I finally idcovered that the new spring ws not bent the same as the original one and was not going to go in the place of the old one. I ended up putting the old one back in and putting the dooor together with a little difficulty. I replaced the bottom screw on the door with longer ones as well as the upper ones and got a much better job done.

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Model Cross Reference

This part works with the following models:

PartSelect Number: PS11742561
Manufacturer Part Number: WP4451008
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