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deck hand 02-15-2013 08:59 PM

Samsung microwave door handle
 
Hi all

Samsung Microwave mod. SM1-181656T ( THIS COULD BE GT )
My daughters microwave handle snapped right off the two screws holding it on. Right in her 10 yr. old hand yep ! they don't make them like they used to

I think I found a replacement handle from Repair Clinic on the web.

I have studied the door, I see that the screws come from inside the door frame with no way other then splitting open the door sections.
I am handy but I just don't want to start prying things apart.
Is there a repair guy willing to give me some heads up on getting to these two screws.

Deck hand

PS the house is a rental and no papers on the unit.

deck hand 02-15-2013 10:12 PM

Fix my handle
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by deck hand (Post 1117991)
Hi all

Samsung Microwave mod. SM1-181656T ( THIS COULD BE GT )
My daughters microwave handle snapped right off the two screws holding it on. Right in her 10 yr. old hand yep ! they don't make them like they used to

I think I found a replacement handle from Repair Clinic on the web.

I have studied the door, I see that the screws come from inside the door frame with no way other then splitting open the door sections.
I am handy but I just don't want to start prying things apart.
Is there a repair guy willing to give me some heads up on getting to these two screws.

Deck hand

PS the house is a rental and no papers on the unit.

Thanks I found a youtube Video showing how to pry the panels of the door open.
Now I will order the handle
DH

hardwareman 02-18-2013 08:01 AM

be very careful prying it apart, that plastic will crack and snap very easily. Take your time using a small putty knife

NestHI 02-18-2013 08:20 AM

True they don't make appliances like they used to. I had the same problem with a GE model. The plastic handle and other parts simply aren't meant to last long with daily usage.

JasperST 02-18-2013 09:13 AM

As mentioned, taking your time is the way to go. I run the sections in the dishwasher and they usually clean up pretty well. Careful with the glass too, my experience is that it falls out, not good if you aren't expecting it. :)


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