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I have a Kenmore microwave, probably 4 or 5 years old. I closed

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I have a Kenmore microwave, probably 4 or 5 years old. I closed the door tonight and the black "gasket" shattered. This is not a soft pice, but harder plastic on the door inner edge. Is the microwave still safe to use? If not, can i replace the gasket? Thank you!!
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Repairman1981 replied 6 years ago.

Repairman1981 :

Still safe to use

Repairman1981 :

The door being closed will protect you

Repairman1981 :

Honestly anything more than 6" away and you get no microwaves, so if you don't hold your hand beside it you could run it with the door missing

Repairman1981 :

That being said If you can post a pic

Repairman1981 :

I can provide a part number and price for you

Repairman1981 :

Also will need your model number, just noticed you didn't post it

JACUSTOMER-h10sgn0p- :

Thanks for the reply! Will I ever need to worry about the door leaking then? That's OK. I will go with the 6". Thanks for you help!!

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