Sharp Microwave Door [How To/Issues & Solutions]

Are you having some problems with your Sharp microwave door? If this is so, you have come to the right place. We are going to show you how to fix a Sharp microwave door latch and other related problems.

How to a Fix Sharp Microwave Door Latch

To fix the door latch in a Sharp microwave, follow the steps listed below…

Step 1: First, turn off the microwave.

Step 2: Open the microwave door.

Step 3: Using a putty knife or a flathead screwdriver, pry out the frame around the door.

Step 4: If part of the spring which holds the door latch has broken off, you will need a pair of pliers.

Step 5: Using the pliers, bend the tip of the spring and hook it back up.

Step 6: Realign the door frame and snap it into place.

Step 7: Turn the microwave back on.

The video below will walk you through how to fix a Sharp microwave door latch.

How to Replace a Sharp Microwave Door Switch

To replace a Sharp microwave door switch, do the following…

Step 1: Turn off and unplug the microwave from the outlet.

Step 2: Take out the screws at the back of the microwave then lift the cover out.

Step 3: Take out the screw at the top of the door switch holder.

Step 4: Take out the other screw at the bottom.

See also  How to Clean a Sharp Microwave [Quick Guide]

Step 5: Bring the door switch holder out so that you can gain access to the switches.

Step 6: To determine which door switch is faulty, press the button on each one. If there is a strong click when you do this, the door switch is okay. However, if the button on one of the door switches feels loose, you will need to replace it.

Step 7: Take the faulty door switch out and disconnect the wires.

Step 8: Get a new door switch and connect the wires to the right terminals.

Step 9: Place the door switch back in the holder.

Step 10: Realign the door switch holder and hold it in place at the top and bottom with the screws.

Step 11: Reposition the microwave cover and secure it with the screws.

Step 12: Plug the microwave in and test it out.

Watch the video below if you would like a visual showing you how to replace the door switch in a Sharp microwave.

Sharp Microwave Door Stuck

If your Sharp microwave door is stuck, you will need to replace the door latch bracket. To do this, follow these steps…

Step 1: Turn off and unplug the microwave.

Step 2: Take out all the screws which hold the microwave cover in place. There will be a couple of screws at the back.

Step 3: Remove the microwave cover.

Step 4: Remove the door latch bracket.

Step 5: Get a new door latch bracket and install it.

Step 6: Reposition the microwave cover and hold it in place with the screws.

See also  Frigidaire Oven Error Codes [Easy Fixes]

Step 7: Plug the microwave back in.

Below is a video which will show you how to replace the door latch bracket in a Sharp microwave.

Sharp Microwave Door Fogging Up

It is normal for condensation to form on your Sharp microwave door. This happens when you cook food with a high water content. To prevent this from happening, cover your plates with microwave safe lids when cooking. After cooking wipe the door of the microwave with a soft cloth or leave the door open for about 15 minutes.

Check out these articles…

Maytag Microwave Light [How To/Issues & Solutions]

Whirlpool Microwave Light [Issues & Solutions]

Whirlpool Microwave is Not Working [How to Fix]

Whirlpool Microwave Door [How To/Issues & Solutions]

Whirlpool Microwave Turntable [How To/Issues & Solutions]

How to Clean a Whirlpool Microwave [Easy Guide]

Whirlpool Microwave is Making Noise [Issues & Solutions]

Leave a Comment