Microwave handle broke

Hi folks, My built in microwave suffered a broken handle and I ask the folks here how to replace it. I cannot figure out by my eye how to disassemble the door enough (or at all for that matter) to get at the screws holding the handle on.
GE Model number JVM140K04
I have found this part on line and have seen a diagram, but alas it is not obvious enough from that for me. Any help here would be greatly appreciated. Best Regards, Tomes
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If this is not a particularly expensive one you might consider just replacing it. They are incredibly cheap these days.

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We thought about that, then we stopped thinking that way pretty quickly; the rest of the unit is fine. This is a rather large mounted unit and the handle is a $30 part. If it was a $150 counter top model then yeah perhaps. Perspective appreciated tho. Tomes

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If it's anything like my GE, open the door. There's a plastic trim surrounding the glass. Gently pry that out. The screws for the handle is behind that plastic ring.

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Thanks Jerry - I was going for the wrong trim, aiming for the edge trim. Your clue was helpful. Thanks to Jeff for this photo that clinched it:
http://www.applianceaid.com/image/handle-screws.JPG
This is what I did: It turned out to be a pry thing. Open the door and look at it from the back side, the side that faces the microwave unit when it is closed. Now, that piece of plastic that goes all the way around the window portion and faces the door rear is what pries out, not the window and not any piece that is on any side of the door. Take a thin putty knife and carefully jam it in between the very top molding and this plastic piece, about 1/3 of the way from the left top corner. Press it in about a half inch or an inch or so. Then raise the knife handle so you are actually pushing down on one of the clip tabs that snaps this piece into place. With the right touch it will begin to pop out when that clip is pushed down a bit. Then work your way around until enough of it is off so you can get to the handle screws.
The screws that hold the handle in place screw into a post molded into the handle which sticks into the exterior door frame for stabilization. My problem was that the bottom post had broken off with the screw. Lucky for me it was the bottom one as the screw hole extends further into the door handle, allowing me to just find a longer sheet metal screw of the same thread diameter in my left over screw bin and use it in place of the screw/post that broke off. If it was the top screw I would have been out of luck as where that post would have broken off has no depth. I used an appropriate sized washer with the screw so it did not pull through. Once I tightened it up real well it seems just fine. When I was done the plastic piece just snapped back into place and looks like I never did anything because I was careful in the prying. Easy as cake once one knows the pry trick.
Total cost: $zero.
Hope this helps someone. Tomes

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Glad to be of help.
Jerry....

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Hi,
http://www.repairclinic.com/referral.asp?R 3&N#66 Microwave door handle assembly, black, with screws (2)
This -should- help to access the handle screws..... http://www.applianceaid.com/otr-door.html
jeff. Appliance Repair Aid http://www.applianceaid.com /
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