Amana Oven Door [How To, Issues & Proven Solutions]

If your Amana oven door doesn’t close properly or the glass is shattered, you are in the right place. In this article, we will look at Amana oven door problems and how to fix them.

Amana Oven Door Won’t Close All The Way — Causes And Solutions

Below, we talk about the possible reasons why your Amana oven door won’t close all the way and what to do about them.

1. Door Gasket

If the door gasket starts getting old, the oven door won’t close properly. Below, we show you how to replace your Amana oven door gasket…

Step 1: Pull the oven away and unplug the power cord from the outlet. You could also switch the circuit breaker off.

Step 2: Open the oven door.

Step 3: Pull out the ends of the gasket from the holes in the bottom of door.

Step 4: Pull out the gasket clips from the small holes around the oven door.

Step 5: Fully remove the gasket.

Step 6: Get a new Amana oven door gasket.

Step 7: Insert the gasket clips into the holes around the oven door.

Step 8: Push the ends into the bottom of the oven door using a flat blade screwdriver.

Step 9: Shut the oven door.

Step 10: Plug the oven’s power cord back in or switch the circuit breaker on.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace your Amana oven door gasket.

2. Door Hinges

If your Amana oven door won’t close after replacing the gasket, the door hinges should be replaced. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace your Amana oven door hinges…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall.

Step 2: Unplug the oven’s power cord from the outlet or switch the circuit breaker off.

Step 3: Open the door of your Amana oven.

Step 4: Get a flat blade screwdriver and use it to flip the locks on the door hinges towards yourself.

Step 5: Close the door till you feel the locks engage.

Step 6: Grip the sides of the oven door, tilt it in, and lift it off.

Step 7: Set the door on a sturdy surface lined with a cloth.

Step 8: Using a Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws at the bottom of the door which hold the trim and hinges in place. There should be about eight screws.

Step 9: Now, take out the six screws which hold the inner door to the outer one. There are three screws on each side.

Step 10: Take out the two screws at the top of the door which hold the top cap and handle in place.

Step 11: Set the top cap aside.

Step 12: Remove the oven’s side caps and set them aside.

Step 13: Lift the inner door panel off and set it aside.

Step 14: Lift the metal panel up and remove the door hinges.

Step 15: Get new Amana oven door hinges.

Step 16: Lift the metal panel up and position the door hinges underneath it.

Step 17: Reposition the inner door panel.

Step 18: Return the two side trims.

Step 19: Return the screws at the bottom of the door which hold the trim piece and door hinges in place.

Step 20: Hold the door hinges in place with the six screws on the sides of the oven door.

Step 21: Reposition the oven’s top cap and hold it in place with the two screws.

Step 22: Lift the oven door.

Step 23: Insert the hinges into the slots in the sides of the oven’s frame.

Step 24: Open the door completely.

Step 25: Flip the hinge locks back.

Step 26: Shut the oven door.

Step 27: Plug the oven’s power cord back in or switch the circuit breaker back on.

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Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace Amana oven door hinges.

Amana Oven Door Handle Loose —  How To Fix

If your Amana oven door handle is loose, follow the steps listed below to tighten it…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall.

Step 2: Unplug the oven’s power cord from the outlet.

Step 3: Open the oven door partially.

Step 4: Get some masking tape and wrap it around the oven. This will prevent the outer glass from falling off when you remove the door handle.

Step 5: Using a Philips head screwdriver, take out the two screws at the top of the door which hold the upper trim assembly in place.

Step 6: Lift the trim off.

Step 7: Tighten the two screws which hold the door handle to the trim.

Step 8: Reposition the trim on the door and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 9: Unwrap the tape from the door and shut it.

Step 10: Plug the oven’s power cord back in.

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How To Replace Amana Oven Door Handle

Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace your Amana oven door handle…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall.

Step 2: Unplug the oven’s power cord from the outlet.

Step 3: Open the oven door partially.

Step 4: Get some masking tape.

Step 5: Wrap the tape around the oven door. This is to prevent the outer glass from falling off when you remove the top trim

Step 6: Using a Philips head screwdriver, take out the two screws at the top of the oven door which hold the trim in place.

Step 7: Lift the trim off.

Step 8: Take out the two Philips head screws which hold the door handle to the trim.

Step 9: Get a new Amana oven door handle.

Step 10: Position the handle on the trim and hold it in place with the Philips head screws.

Step 11: Reposition the trim on the oven door and hold it in place with the two screws.

Step 12: Unwrap the tape from the door.

Step 13: Shut the oven door.

Step 14: Plug the oven’s power cord back in.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace an Amana oven door handle.

Amana Oven Door Glass Shattered — What To Do

An oven door glass normally shatters due to the heat from the oven. If an object hits the glass, a small crack could develop. This crack is so small, you can’t even see it. Over time, the heat from the oven causes the crack to expand. After a while, the glass will shatter or explode. If this happens, the glass will need to be replaced.

1. Outer Glass

First, we will show you how to replace the outer glass. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace the outer glass of your Amana oven door…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall and unplug the power cord from the outlet.

Step 2: Open the oven door.

Step 3: Flip the latches on the door hinges forward using a flat head screwdriver.

Step 4: Push the door closed till it stops.

Step 5: Grip the sides of the oven door and lift it off.

Step 6: Set the door on a sturdy surface lined with a cloth.

Step 7: Put on some gloves.

Step 8: Using a Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws at the bottom of the oven door which hold the trim in place.

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Step 9: Lift the trim off and set it aside.

Step 10: Carefully remove the remains of the outer glass from the oven door and discard.

Step 11: Get a new outer glass for your Amana oven door.

Step 12: Slide the new outer glass onto the door assembly.

Step 13: Reposition the oven’s bottom trim.

Step 14: Hold the bottom trim in place with the Philips head screws.

Step 15: Lift the oven door.

Step 16: Position the hinges into the slots in the sides of the oven’s frame.

Step 17: Open the oven door fully.

Step 18: Flip the latches on the hinges back to hold the door in place.

Step 19: Shut the oven door.

Step 20: Plug the power cord back into the outlet and push the oven back to the wall.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the outer glass of your Amana oven door.

2. Inner Glass

Below, we have listed the steps to follow in order to replace the inner door glass of your Amana oven…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall.

Step 2: Disconnect the oven’s power cord from the outlet.

Step 3: Open the door of the oven.

Step 4: Get a flat blade screwdriver.

Step 5: Using the flat blade screwdriver, flip the latches on the hinges forward to release the door.

Step 6: Push the door closed till it can’t go any further.

Step 7: Grip the sides of the oven door.

Step 8: Lift the door off and set it on a sturdy surface lined with a cloth.

Step 9: Using a Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws at the top of the door which hold the trim and handle in place.

Step 10: Now take out the other screws at the bottom of the door which hold the bottom trim in place.

Step 11: Remove the trim and set it aside.

Step 12: Slide the outer glass off the door assembly and set it aside.

Step 13: Now, remove the top trim and door handle. If there are other screws holding the top trim and handle to the oven door, take them out using a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 14: Lift the top trim assembly off and set it aside.

Step 15: Next, take out the Philips head screws which hold the inner glass’s metal support panel in place. There are about six screws.

Step 16: Put on some gloves for safety.

Step 17: Lift the metal support panel and set it aside.

Step 18: Now, lift out the inner door glass, or the remains of it, from the door assembly.

Step 19: Using a flat blade screwdriver, bend back the tab which secures the surrounding metal panel of the inner glass. Be careful as you do this.

Step 20: Remove the remains of the glass from the surrounding panel and discard.

Step 21: Get a new Amana oven inner door glass.

Step 22: Position the surrounding metal panel on the new door glass.

Step 23: Bend back the metal tab to hold the glass in place.

Step 24: Lift the inner glass and position it on the oven door assembly.

Step 25: Reposition the support panel over the glass.

Step 26: Hold the metal support panel in place with the Philips head screws.

Step 27: Position the top cap and handle on the oven door.

Step 28: Hold the top cap in place with the screws.

Step 29: Tuck the side brackets of the door under the top cap.

Step 30: Slide the outer glass back onto the door assembly.

Step 31: Return the oven’s bottom trim.

Step 32: Hold the bottom trim in place with the Philips head screws.

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Step 33: Lift the oven door.

Step 34: Insert the hinges into the slots in the sides of the oven’s frame.

Step 35: Open the oven door fully.

Step 36: Flip the hinge latches back and shut the oven door.

Step 37: Plug the oven’s power cord back in.

Step 38: Push the oven back to the wall.

Watch the video below if you would like a visual of how to replace the inner door glass of your Amana oven.

How To Remove Amana Oven Door

Follow the steps below to remove your Amana oven door…

Step 1: Disconnect the power to the oven.

Step 2: Open the oven door.

Step 3: Get a flat blade screwdriver and use it to flip the latches on the door hinges forward.

Step 4: Close the door till it stops.

Step 5: Grip the sides of the door, lift it up, then tilt it in to remove.

How To Install Amana Oven Door

Follow the steps listed below to install your Amana oven door…

Step 1: Lift the door.

Step 2: Position the hinges into the slots in the sides of the oven’s frame.

Step 3: Open the door fully.

Step 4: Flip the hinge locks back to hold the door in place.

Step 5: Shut the oven door.

How To Lock Amana Oven Door

To lock the door of your Amana oven, follow the steps listed below…

Step 1: Locate the button with “To lock hold for 3 sec” written underneath it.

Step 2: Hold the button down for 3 seconds. If you don’t see a button with this message underneath it, hold down the “Start” button.

Step 3: To unlock the oven door, hold down the same button for 3 seconds.

Amana Oven Door Locked — What To Do

If your Amana oven door is locked, read the section directly above this one to unlock it. If that doesn’t work, the lock motor is faulty and should be replaced. If the lock motor fails, the oven door won’t unlock. Read this article: Amana Oven Self Clean [How To, Issues & Solutions] to replace the lock motor in your Amana oven. Also read the article in the link to replace the lock motor if your Amana oven door lock is stuck, your Amana oven door won’t lock, or your Amana oven door won’t open.

How To Clean Amana Oven Door

Follow the steps below to clean your Amana oven door…

Step 1: Turn the oven off.

Step 2: Open the oven door.

Step 3: Pour some baking soda into a small bowl.

Step 4: Add a little water to the baking soda.

Step 5: Mix the baking soda to form a thick paste.

Step 6: Apply the paste on the door with a soft sponge.

Step 7: Leave the paste to sit for 30 minutes.

Step 8: After 30 minutes, go back to the oven.

Step 9: Using a soft and wet sponge, gently scrub the dirt off the oven door.

Step 10: Wipe the oven door with paper towels.

Step 11: Spray a water and vinegar mixture on the oven door to rinse.

Step 12: Wipe the door with a micro fiber cloth.

Step 13: Shut the oven door.

The video below will show you how to clean your Amana oven door.

Amana Oven Door Hinge Stuck — How To Fix

If your Amana oven door hinge is stuck, follow the steps below to fix it…

Step 1: Get yourself a large wrench.

Step 2: Pull the door hinge down using the large wrench.

Step 3: While holding the door hinge down with the wrench, flip the latch back to hold it in place.

Step 4: If the other door hinge is stuck, follow the same stems to fix it as well.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to fix a stuck oven door hinge.

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