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Guide for Removing Maytag Oven Door to Clean


Guide for Removing Maytag Oven Door to Clean
You should know how to replace a door without damaging the rest of your appliance. Two types of doors are available: those with hinge latches and those without.

How to remove Maytag oven doors with hinge latches

Prepare a flat surface for the oven before removing the door. Cover it with a soft cloth or packing material. Open the oven’s door. Locate oven door hinge locks/latches in both corners of the oven door. Flip the hinge lock or latch up and rotate it toward the oven door. The door will not be adequately removed if the hinge lock/latch is not rotated/flipped fully. The hinge lock/latch will vary depending on the model number.

Close the door partially to engage the latches. The door will stop at this stage. Using two hands, grasp the edges of the oven door. Pull the oven door towards you, then lift it. You may have to gently move the door from side to side while pulling it. Place oven doors on a covered surface with the oven door handle on top.

How to replace a Maytag oven door with hinge latches

Grasp the midpoint of each side edge with both hands. Face oven cavity. For door hinge locks, locate slots on both sides of the cavity. The aligned door hinges in slots at the lower front of the oven cavity are 45 degrees. Slowly insert the door, maintaining a 45-degree angle. When you feel a slight fall, the door is in place. If the oven door does not fully open, repeat steps 1-3. The hinge locks/ latches are located in the corners of the oven door. Rotate them toward the oven cavity and lock position. For the correct locked position. Close the oven door.

How to remove Maytag oven door without hinge latches

Prepare a flat surface for the oven before removing the door. Cover it with a blanket or packing material. Open oven door up to first stop (about 4″ [10 cm]). Grab the door on each side. Use the handle of the door to lift it. Lift the door evenly until the hinge arms are transparent.

Replace the Maytag Oven Door Without Hinge Latches

Grab the door on each side. Align the slots on the door to the hinge arms of the range. Slide the door onto the hinge arms and slide it down until the door is fully seated on the hinges. To fully seat the door on the hinges, push down on the corners at the top of the door. Note: The door must not look crooked.



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