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

Does your Roper oven door not close all the way or is the glass shattered? In this article, we will look at Roper oven door problems and how to fix them.

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

Below, we have listed the possible reasons why your Roper oven door won’t close completely and what to do about them.

1. Door Hinges

Once the springs on the door hinges start to weaken, the door won’t close completely. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace your Roper oven door hinges…

Step 1: Go to the oven’s rear.

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

Step 3: Open the door of your Roper oven.

Step 4: Flip the latches on the door hinges over to release the door.

Step 5: Push the door closed till it stops.

Step 6: Now, grip the sides of the door and lift it off the oven.

Step 7: Line a sturdy surface with a cloth or towel.

Step 8: Place the door assembly on the surface.

Step 9: Get a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 10: Using the Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws at the bottom of the door which secure the hinges and door assemblies. There should be about 9 screws at the bottom of the door.

Step 11: Take out the screws on the sides of the oven door using the Philips head screwdriver. There should be three screws on each side.

Step 12: Now, take out the two screws which hold the door handle assembly in place.

Step 13: Set the handle assembly aside.

Step 14: Remove the oven door’s side trims and set them aside.

Step 15: Lift the inner door assembly off the outer door assembly.

Step 16: Lift the door’s metal panel up.

Step 17: While holding the panel up, remove the two door hinges.

Step 18: Get new Roper oven door hinges.

Step 19: Lift the metal panel up and position the hinges underneath it.

Step 20: Reposition the inner door assembly on the outer door assembly.

Step 21: Return the screws at the bottom of the door which hold the hinges and door assemblies in place.

Step 22: Reposition the two side trim pieces.

Step 23: Also return the screws on the sides of the oven door as well.

Step 24: Reposition the handle assembly on the oven door.

Step 25: Secure the assembly using the two Philips head screws.

Step 26: Lift the oven door

Step 27: Insert the hinges into the slots in the sides of the oven’s front frame.

Step 28: Fully open the door.

Step 29: Flip the hinge latches back to hold the door in place.

Step 30: Shut the oven door.

Step 31: Reconnect the power to the oven by plugging the power cord back into the outlet.

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

2. Door Gasket

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

Step 1: Go to the oven’s rear.

Step 2: Disconnect the power to the oven by unplugging the cord from the outlet.

Step 3: Open the oven door.

Step 4: Pull out the ends of the gasket from the bottom of the oven door.

Step 5: Pull out the other gasket clips from the door.

Step 6: Remove the gasket.

Step 7: Get a new Roper oven door gasket.

Step 8: Insert the gasket clips into the holes in the oven door.

Step 9: Push the ends of the gasket into the holes in the bottom of the oven door.

Step 10: Shut the door.

Step 11: Plug the oven’s power cord back into the outlet.

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

Roper Oven Door Handle Loose — How To Fix

Follow the steps listed below to tighten the loose door handle of your Roper oven…

Step 1: Unplug the oven’s power cord from the outlet.

Step 2: Open the door partially.

Step 3: Take out the two screws which hold the door’s upper trim in place. The screws are on the sides.

Step 4: Lift the trim off.

Step 5: Remove the inner door glass carefully.

Step 6: Tighten the two screws which hold the door handle in place.

Step 7: Reposition the inner glass and push the top trim down.

Step 8: Return the screws which hold the top trim in place.

Step 9: Shut the oven door and plug the power cord back in.

Roper Oven Door Handle Broken — How To Fix

If your Roper oven door handle is broken, you will need to replace it. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace the door handle of your Roper oven…

Step 1: Go to the oven’s rear.

Step 2: Unplug the oven’s power cord from the outlet to avoid the risk of electrocution.

Step 3: Open the oven door a bit.

Step 4: Now, take out the screws on the upper sides of the door which hold the top trim in place. Do this using a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 5: Pull the trim up.

Step 6: Lift the door’s inner glass up and set it aside on a soft surface.

Step 7: Remove the door handle by taking out the two screws which secure it using a quarter inch nut driver.

Step 8: Get a new Roper oven door handle.

Step 9: Position the handle on the door and hold it in place with the two quarter inch screws.

Step 10: Reposition the door’s inner glass.

Step 11: Push the top trim down.

Step 12: Secure the trim using the two screws.

Step 13: Shut the oven door.

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

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

Roper Oven Door Glass Shattered — What To Do

If your Roper oven door glass is shattered, you will need to replace it. Below, we show you how to replace the inner and outer glass of your Roper oven door.

1. Inner Glass

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

Step 1: Go to the oven’s rear and unplug the power cord from the outlet to avoid the risk of electrocution.

Step 2: Open the oven door.

Step 3: Flip the latches on the door hinges over.

Step 4: Push the door closed till it stops.

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

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

Step 7: Use a Philips head screwdriver to take out the screws which hold the door’s bottom trim in place.

Step 8: Pull the bottom trim off and set it aside.

Step 9: Put on some gloves for safety.

Step 10: Flip the oven door over and loosen the two screws holding the handle in place.

Step 11: Flip the door back.

Step 12: Carefully slide the outer glass off the oven door and set aside on a soft surface.

Step 13: Remove the door’s two side trim pieces as well.

Step 14: Grip the door assembly and lay it face down.

Step 15: Take out the screws at the bottom of the door assembly which secure the hinges.

Step 16: Take out the other screws on the sides of the door assembly. There should be two on each side.

Step 17: Lift the inner assembly up and remove the hinges.

Step 18: Flip the door over again.

Step 19: Remove the metal panel which holds the inner glass in place.

Step 20: Remove the remains of the inner glass.

Step 21: Get a new inner glass and position it on the door.

Step 22: Reposition the metal panel on the door.

Step 23: Position the hinges on the door assembly and flip it over.

Step 24: Return the screws on the sides and bottom of the door which hold the hinges in place.

Step 25: Flip the door over.

Step 26: Place the side trim pieces back on the door.

Step 27: Slide the outer glass back onto the door.

Step 28: Tighten the two screws which hold the door handle in place.

Step 29: Return the bottom trim pieces and the screws which secure them.

Step 30: Lift the oven door.

Step 31: Insert the hinges into the slots in the sides of the oven’s front frame.

Step 32: Open the door completely and flip the hinge latches back.

Step 33: Shut the oven door.

Step 34: 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 Roper oven door.

2. Outer Glass

Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace the outer glass of your Roper oven door…

Step 1: Go to the oven’s rear and unplug the power cord from the outlet to avoid the risk of electrocution.

Step 2: Open the door of your Roper oven.

Step 3: There are latches on the door hinges. Flip the latches over to release the door.

Step 4: Close the door till it stops.

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

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 in place.

Step 8: Pull the bottom trim off.

Step 9: Put on some gloves for safety.

Step 10: Discard all the piece of glass.

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

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

Step 13: Return the bottom trim and hold it in place with the Philips head screws.

Step 14: Lift the door up.

Step 15: Position the door hinges into the slots in the sides of the oven.

Step 16: Open the door fully.

Step 17: Flip the latches on the hinges over to hold the door in place.

Step 18: Shut the oven door.

Step 19: Plug the oven’s power cord back into the outlet.

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

How To Remove Roper Oven Door

Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to remove your Roper oven door…

Step 1: First, disconnect the power to the oven by unplugging the power cord from the outlet.

Step 2: Open the oven door.

Step 3: There are latches on the door hinges. Flip the latches towards yourself to release the door.

Step 4: Close the door till you feel it stop.

Step 5: Grip the sides of the oven door.

Step 6: Lift the door up, tilt it in, then remove it from the oven.

How To Put Roper Oven Door Back On

Below, we show you how to put reinstall your Roper oven door…

Step 1: Lift the door up.

Step 2: There are slots in the sides of the oven’s front frame. Insert the door hinges into these slots.

Step 3: Now, open the door fully.

Step 4: Flip the latches on the hinges back to hold the door in place.

Step 5: Shut the oven door.

How To Lock Roper Oven Door

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

Step 1: Turn the oven on.

Step 2: Press and hold down the Start/Enter button for about 5 seconds. “Loc” will appear on the oven’s display. The door and oven controls will lock automatically.

Step 3: To unlock, also hold down the same button for 5 seconds.

Roper Oven Door Locked — How To Fix

If your Roper oven door is locked, you may have accidentally activated the control lock feature. Read the section directly above this one to learn how to unlock your Roper oven door. If the lockout feature hasn’t been activated but your Roper oven door won’t open, the lock motor may be faulty. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace the lock motor in your Roper oven…

Step 1: Disconnect the oven’s power. Do this by switching the breaker off or unplugging the power cord.

Step 2: Remove the oven’s lower rear panel. You will need to take out the Philips head screws which secure it first.

Step 3: Set the panel aside.

Step 4: Note where each wire goes on the lock motor assembly.

Step 5: Disconnect the wires from the assembly.

Step 6: Take out the screws which hold the lock motor to the oven’s rear.

Step 7: Remove the oven’s lock motor assembly.

Step 8: Get a new lock motor assembly.

Step 9: Insert the rod into the motor and position it on the oven’s rear.

Step 10: Secure the lock motor to the oven using the screws.

Step 11: Connect the wires to the lock motor.

Step 12: Reposition the oven’s back panel and hold it in place with the screws.

Step 13: Plug the oven’s power cord back into the outlet or switch the circuit breaker on.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to replace the lock motor in your Roper oven.

How To Clean Roper Oven Door

Below, we show you two different ways to clean your Roper oven door.

1st Method

For this first method, you will need a store bought oven cleaner. Follow the steps below to clean your Roper oven door with a store bought oven cleaner…

Step 1: If your oven is still hot from previous use, leave it to cool down completely.

Step 2: Once the oven has cooled down, open the door.

Step 3: Put on some gloves.

Step 4: Get the oven cleaner and shake it well.

Step 5: Spray the oven cleaner all over the door keeping your face at a distance while you do this.

Step 6: Leave the cleaner to sit for an hour.

Step 7: After an hour, get a soft sponge.

Step 8: With your gloves on, scrub the door using the soft sponge.

Step 9: Wipe the cleaner off the door using some paper towels.

Step 10: Mix some water and vinegar in a spray bottle.

Step 11: Spray the mixture on the oven door.

Step 12: Wipe the door with a cloth.

Step 13: Shut the door of the oven.

2nd Method

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

Step 1: Turn your oven on.

Step 2: Leave the oven to cool down completely.

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

Step 4: Get some baking soda and a bowl.

Step 5: Pour the baking soda into the bowl.

Step 6: Add a little water to the baking soda and mix to form a thick paste.

Step 7: Apply the paste on the door using a soft sponge.

Step 8: Leave the paste to sit for about an hour.

Step 9: After an hour, dip the soft sponge into some water.

Step 10: Scrub the door with the soft sponge.

Step 11: Wipe the door using a paper towel

Step 12: Mix some water and vinegar in a spray bottle.

Step 13: Spray the mixture on the oven door.

Step 14: Wipe the oven door with a micro fiber cloth.

Step 15: Shut the oven door.

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