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Door outer plastic plate slide down an inch from the top

I have an LG 'over the range' type microwave oven model LMV1640DB.
The outer glass(could be clear plastic)plate on the door slided down and
exposed an inch gap from the top. I managed to take the door out but couldn't figure how to disassemble the door to get to the inside as there is no screws visible. Any idea how to take the door apart for this model?

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You would probably need a service manual, for which you can contact LG at 1-800-243-0000 or http://us.lgservice.com

Or locate a local servicer:
http://us.lgservice.com/gcsc/b2c/hpi/main

Normally you have to separate the door panels (as shown in the attached photo) and then you'll see the screws you need to remove.
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Posted on Nov 22, 2007

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