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#1 Steve Snodgrass

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Posted 04 September 2013 - 05:13 PM

When I was removing the oven door, one of the latches shifted closed and I can't figure out how to open it so that I can re-install it.



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Posted 04 September 2013 - 05:18 PM

does this Whirlpool Oven have a model number ?


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Posted 04 September 2013 - 06:34 PM

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Posted 04 September 2013 - 10:25 PM

You've got to open the latch back up with some vise grips and slide a nail through the hole when it's open. Reinstall, then pull the nails.

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Posted 05 September 2013 - 08:38 AM

I carry a 1 1/2 foot piece of 1" pvc that works perfectly to extend and hold the hinge in position allowing you to move the latch into place.  Gives great leverage and doesn't damage the hinge arm.



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Posted 05 September 2013 - 04:42 PM

Thanks, I got it open!






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