Magic Chef Oven Door [How To, Issues & Solutions]

If your Magic Chef oven door doesn’t close properly or it is extremely dirty, you are in the right place. In this article, we will show you how to clean your Magic Chef oven door and fix some Magic Chef oven door problems.

Magic Chef Oven Door Won’t Close Properly — Causes And Solutions

If your Magic Chef oven door won’t close all the way, there is more than one possible reason. Below, we have listed the possible reasons why your Magic Chef oven door won’t close all the way and what to do about them.

1. Door Gasket

If the gasket gets old, the oven door won’t close properly. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace your Magic Chef oven door gasket…

Step 1: To avoid the risk of electrocution, disconnect the power to the oven by unplugging the power cord from the outlet.

Step 2: Open the door of the oven.

Step 3: Get a flat head screwdriver.

Step 4: Using the flat head screwdriver, carefully pry out the gasket’s clips in order to remove it from the oven door.

Step 5: Remove the gasket and get a new one.

Step 6: Insert the clips on the new gasket into the holes around the oven door.

Step 7: Shut the oven door.

Step 8: Reconnect the power to the oven by plugging the power cord back in.

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

2. Door Hinges

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

Step 1: Disconnect the oven’s power by switching the circuit breaker off or unplugging the power cord from the outlet.

Step 2: Open the door partially. The door should be on the broil position.

Step 3: Grip the sides of the oven door, tilt it in, then lift it off.

Step 4: Set the door assembly on a sturdy cloth lined surface.

Step 5: Using a Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws on the sides of the door’s bottom which hold the side caps in place. Each cap is held in place with two Philips head screws.

Step 6: Take out the other screws on the bottom of the door assembly. These screws hold the inner door assembly to the outer door assembly.

Step 7: Grip the sides of the door and flip it over carefully.

Step 8: Remove the bottom trim and slide the outer glass off the inner door assembly.

Step 9: Set the door gas aside on a cloth lined surface.

Step 10: Using the Philips head screwdriver, take out the two screws which hold the door’s top cap in place.

Step 12: Remove the top cap and set it aside.

Step 13: Take out the two screws on the top of the door hinges.

Step 14: Remove the two small metal pieces.

Step 15: Take out the other two screws on the bottom of the door hinges which secure them.

Step 16: Remove the hinges.

Step 17: Get new Magic Chef oven door hinges.

Step 18: Position the hinges on the door by hooking the clips on them in the holes at the top of the door.

Step 19: Return the two screws at the bottom of the door hinges which secure them.

Step 20: Place the small metal pieces on the door hinges and secure them with the screws.

Step 21: Reposition the top cap on the oven door.

Step 22: Hold the cap in place with the two Philips head screws.

Step 23: Slide the outer glass back on the door assembly.

Step 24: Return the bottom trim.

Step 25: Hold the trim in place with the two Philips head screws.

Step 26: Reposition the door’s side trim pieces.

Step 27: Hold the trim pieces in place with the four screws.

Step 28: Push the door hinges into the broil position to make it easier to reinstall the door.

Step 29: Lift the door and insert the hinges into the slots in the sides of the oven’s frame.

Step 30: Open the door fully then shut it.

Step 31: Plug the oven’s power cord back in or switch the circuit breaker back on.

Watch the video below if you would like a visual of how to replace Magic Chef oven door hinges.

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Magic Chef Oven Door Handle Broken — How To Fix

If your Magic Chef oven door handle is broken, it should be replaced. Below, we show you how to replace your Magic Chef oven door handle step by step…

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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 partially. If your oven’s door hinges has clips on them, flip them forward to release the door.

Step 4: Grip the sides of the oven door, tilt them in, then lift them off.

Step 5: Set the door on a sturdy surface lined with a cloth.

Step 6: Using a Philips head screwdriver, take out the three screws at the top and bottom of the oven door.

Step 7: Remove the door’s bottom trim piece and set it aside.

Step 8: Carefully lift off the outer glass from the oven door.

Step 9: Set the glass aside on a cloth lined surface.

Step 10: Take out the screws which hold the door’s top cap in place.

Step 11: Pull the cap off.

Step 12: Flip the cap over and take out the two screws which hold the door handle and brackets to it.

Step 13: Remove the door handle and brackets.

Step 14: Get a new Magic Chef oven door handle.

Step 15: Position the door handle and brackets on the cap.

Step 16: Secure with the two screws.

Step 17: Reposition the top cap on the oven door.

Step 18: Hold the top cap to the door with the screws.

Step 19: Slide the outer glass back onto the door assembly.

Step 20: Place the trim back on the bottom of the door.

Step 21: Hold the trim in place with the three screws.

Step 22: Return the other three screws at the top of the oven door.

Step 23: Lift the door up.

Step 24: Insert the hinges into the slots in the sides of the oven’s frame.

Step 25: Open the door fully.

Step 26: If there are latches on the door hinges, flip them back.

Step 27: Shut the oven door.

Step 28: Plug the oven’s power cord back in.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace your Magic Chef oven door handle.

Magic Chef Oven Door Glass Shattered — What To Do

If your Magic Chef oven door glass is shattered, it will have to be replaced. We will show you how to replace the inner and outer door glass of your Magic Chef oven.

1. Outer Glass

Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace the outer glass of your Magic Chef 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 towards yourself with a flat blade screwdriver. If there aren’t latches on the hinges, skip this step.

Step 4: Close the oven door till it’s at the broiling position.

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

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

Step 7: Using a Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws at the bottom of the oven door which hold the trim in place.

Step 8: Remove the door’s bottom trim.

Step 9: Carefully remove and discard all the pieces of broken glass. For safety, put on some gloves as you do this.

Step 10: Get a new outer glass for your Magic Chef oven door.

Step 11: Slide the new glass on the door assembly.

Step 12: Reposition the bottom trim and hold it in place with the three screws.

Step 13: Lift the door and position the hinges in the slots on the sides of the oven.

Step 14: Open the oven door fully.

Step 15: Flip the latches on the hinges back.

Step 16: Shut the oven door and plug the power cord back in.

2. Inner Glass

Below, we show you how to replace the inner glass of your Magic Chef oven door step by step…

Step 1: Disconnect the oven’s power cord for safety.

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Step 2: Open the oven door.

Step 3: Flip the latches on the door hinges towards yourself with a flat blade screwdriver.

Step 4: Close the door till it can’t go any further.

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: Using a Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws which hold the door’s bottom trim piece in place.

Step 8: Remove the trim piece and set it aside.

Step 9: Slide off the outer door glass and set it on a cloth lined surface.

Step 10: Remove the oven door’s side trim pieces and set them aside.

Step 11: Flip the door assembly over.

Step 12: Take out the screws which hold the two door hinges in place.

Step 13: Flip the door over again and remove the hinges.

Step 14: Remove the metal panel over the inner door glass.

Step 15: With your gloves on, remove the pieces of the inner glass and discard.

Step 16: Get a new inner glass for your Magic Chef oven door.

Step 17: Position the glass on the inner door assembly.

Step 18: Reposition the metal panel on the inner door.

Step 19: Place the hinges back on the door.

Step 20: Return the screws which hold the door hinges in place.

Step 21: Reposition the oven’s side trim pieces.

Step 22: Slide the outer glass back on the oven door.

Step 23: Return the bottom trim piece and the screws which hold it in place.

Step 24: Lift the oven door.

Step 25: Insert the hinges into the slots in the sides of the oven.

Step 26: Open the door completely and flip the hinge latches back.

Step 27: Shut the oven door.

Step 28: Plug the oven’s power cord back into the outlet.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the inner glass of your Magic chef oven door.

Magic Chef Oven Door Lock Stuck — How To Fix

If your Magic Chef oven door lock is stuck, the lock motor should be replaced. Below, we have listed the step you need to follow in order to replace your Magic Chef oven door lock motor…

Step 1: Pull the oven away from the wall.

Step 2: Unplug the oven’s power cord.

Step 3: If your oven uses gas, shut off the gas supply as well.

Step 4: Go to the oven’s rear and take out the screws holding the lower back panel in place. Do this with a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 5: Set the panel aside.

Step 6: Disconnect the wires from the lock motor assembly. Make sure to note where each one goes.

Step 7: Unscrew the lock motor assembly.

Step 8: Unhook the motor from the rod and get a new one.

Step 9: Position the new motor on the rod and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 10: Connect the wires to the lock motor making sure that each one goes to the right place.

Step 11: Reposition the oven’s back panel and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 12: Plug the oven’s power cord in.

Step 13: Turn the gas supply back on.

Step 14: Return the oven to its usual position.

After replacing the motor, reset the oven to unlock it. If that doesn’t work, use the hook on a clothe hanger to pull back the latch and release the door.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace your Magic Chef oven door lock assembly.

Magic Chef Oven Door Hinge Stuck — How To Fix

If your Magic Chef oven door hinge is stuck or locked, follow the steps listed below to fix it…

Step 1: First, get a large wrench.

Step 2: Using the wrench, pull down on the door hinge.

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

Step 4: If the other hinge is locked, do the same with it as well.

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

How To Remove Magic Chef Oven Door

Below, we have listed the steps to follow in order to remove your Magic Chef oven door.

Step 1: Disconnect the oven’s power.

Step 2: Open the door of the oven.

Step 3: Use a flat blade screwdriver to flip the latches on the door hinges forward.

Step 4: Close the oven door till you feel the locks engage.

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

If those steps for removing your Magic Chef oven door don’t work for you, follow the steps listed below…

Step 1: Open the door a bit. The door should be on the broiling position.

Step 2: Grip the sides of the oven door.

Step 3: Lift the door off.

How To Put Magic Chef Oven Door Back On

Follow the steps listed below to put your Magic Chef oven door back on…

Step 1: Lift the oven door.

Step 2: Position the door hinges into the slots in the sides of the oven. If the hinges are on the oven and not the door, position the slots in the door’s bottom on the hinges.

Step 3: Open the oven door fully.

Step 4: If there are latches on the door hinges, flip them back to hold the door in place.

Step 5: Shut the oven door.

How To Clean Magic Chef Oven Door

Below, we show you different ways to clean your Magic Chef oven door…

1st Method

For this method, you will need a dishwasher tablet. Follow the steps below to clean your Magic Chef oven door with a dishwasher tablet…

Step 1: Turn off the oven and open the door.

Step 2: Pour some hot water into a small bowl.

Step 3: Put on some gloves and get a dishwasher tab.

Step 4: Drop the red ball of the dishwasher tab into the hot water.

Step 5: Dip the dishwasher tab, white part down, in the water and hold it there for a few seconds.

Step 6: Scrub the door with the tab making sure not to press it down too hard.

Step 7: Dip the tab back into the water from time to time.

Step 8: Wipe the door with some paper towels.

Step 9: Spray a water and vinegar solution on the door.

Step 10: Wipe the door with a cloth.

Step 11: Shut the oven door.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to clean a Magic Chef oven door with a dishwasher tab.

2nd Method

For this second method, you will need some baking soda. Follow the steps below to clean your Magic Chef oven door with baking soda…

Step 1: Open the oven door and get some baking soda.

Step 2: Pour some of the baking soda into a small bowl.

Step 3: Add a little water to the baking soda to form a thick paste.

Step 4: Apply the paste on the door with a soft sponge.

Step 5: Leave the paste to sit for 30 minutes to an hour.

Step 6: Afterwards, spray some vinegar on the door. If you don’t have vinegar, you could skip this step.

Step 7: Scrub the door with a soft non abrasive sponge.

Step 8: Wipe the door with some paper towels.

Step 9: Spray a mixture of water and vinegar on the door.

Step 10: Wipe the door with a micro fiber cloth.

Step 11: Shut the oven door.

Read this article: How To Clean A Magic Chef Oven [Detailed Guide] if you would like to learn different ways to clean your Magic Chef oven.

The video below will give you a visual of how to clean a Magic Chef oven door with baking soda.

3rd Method

For this final method, you will need an oven cleaner. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to clean your Magic Chef oven door with an oven cleaner…

Step 1: Turn the oven off.

Step 2: If your oven is still hot from previous use, leave it to cool down completely.

Step 3: Once it has cooled down completely, open the door.

Step 4: Put on some gloves for safety.

Step 5: Get the oven cleaner and shake it well.

Step 6: With your face at a distance, spray the cleaner on the oven door.

Step 7: Leave the cleaner to sit for the time recommended on the can.

Step 8: Afterwards, get a soft sponge.

Step 9: With your gloves on, gently scrub the oven door. Make sure you don’t get the oven cleaner on your skin as you do this.

Step 10: Wipe the door with a paper towel.

Step 11: Mix one part vinegar with two parts water.

Step 12: Pour the mixture into a spray bottle.

Step 13: Spray the mixture on the oven door to rinse.

Step 14: Using a damp micro fiber cloth, wipe the oven door.

Step 15: Shut the oven door.

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