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Microwave Door Won't Open

The 7 most common part(s) or condition(s) which contribute to the symptom Microwave door won't open are listed below. Check or test each item and watch any available videos. If you are still unable to solve the problem you may need to do additional research and troubleshooting. Remember, with our 365 Days. Period.® return policy you can return any part for any reason. So, go ahead and buy it to try it. No other parts retailer offers this unconditional return policy.


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Open Lever

If the microwave door won't open the open lever might be broken. This part can be replaced separately.

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Door Spring

If the microwave door won't open the door spring may have broken. The door spring is located inside the door and keeps downward pressure on the door hook.

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Door Latch

If the microwave door won't open the door latch might be broken. The door latch is inside the microwave. The door hook, which is part of the door, engages with the latch to keep the door closed during operation. If the door latch or actuator breaks the door may not open.

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Door Hook

If the microwave door won't open the door hook might not be releasing properly. The door hook is installed inside the door and normally releases when the door is opened. The hook is made of plastic and will break over time. When this happens it will need to be replaced, it can't be repaired.

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Button Spring

If the microwave door won't open the button spring might be broken internally. The button spring can be replaced.

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Button

If the microwave door won't open the button might be broken internally. The button can be replaced.

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Handle Actuator

If the microwave door won't open the handle actuator might be broken. This is a plastic part which can become brittle over time. This part is connected between the door button and the door latch assembly.

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