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We have a kitchenaid microwave. The manual says KCMS185J,

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We have a kitchenaid microwave. The manual says for model KCMS185J, KCMS145J and KCMS145K...not exactly sure which one we have. The spring loaded button on the bottom that opens the door has stopped working. It feels like the spring is broken inside to lift the latch. The door is shut and will not open. Is this an easy fix? The microwave is mounted above our oven.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  MRANSWER replied 1 year ago.

This is easily repaired. There is a small plastic latch bracket that typically breaks on these and it's what the button pushes on to release the door. You will need to pull out and take the case off the microwave to repair this. It will be obvious if this part has broken. Part# ***** this part is a(###) ###-####