Microwave trim removal

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Old 05-17-20, 11:53 AM
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Microwave trim removal

Hi, It's time to replace the microwave, I'm assuming trim has to go first and 4 screws were removed, one from each corner. But the trim flexes and bentd but not moving.
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Old 05-17-20, 01:39 PM
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More than likely the trim is also attached to the microwave so that it all comes out in one piece.
 
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Old 05-17-20, 02:01 PM
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I would begin by removing the 4 screws on the corners of the trim.
 
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Old 05-17-20, 02:05 PM
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He did that.....but the frame did not come out.
 
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Old 05-17-20, 02:07 PM
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Oh yeah. Then I have nothing to add. LOL.
 
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A model number would be useful If you can find it.
 
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Here you are, this show all information. Thank you.
 
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Below is what I think is the trim kit install sheet.
Hopefully it will help you uninstall it.
https://www.whirlpool.ca/content/dam...ns-4386554.pdf
 
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Old 05-18-20, 06:25 PM
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Based on that trim kit instruction sheet...... nothing but the four screws are holding the front trim on.
That would mean it would need to be carefully pried out. Probably in the corners.

Another way would be to take a piece of coat hanger and bend a small hook on it.
Put the hook in the grill to grab the front edge to pull it out.
 
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Also it looks like 1/4 round was applied around the trim kit.
Perhaps it was installed with the paint not totally cured so it may be stuck to the trim kit.
Run an exacto knife around the between the trim kit and 1/4 round.
 
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Thank you. Yes I did try to ago around with a blade. May be I need to cut deeper...
 
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Old 05-19-20, 05:02 PM
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Or remove the quarter round entirely.
 
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