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Offline johnboy3

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Door hinge replacement on Bosch HMC80251UC/01
« on: February 20, 2018, 07:55:44 AM »

Anyone have the manual for this microwave / browning oven? HMC80251UC/01  Need to change a hinge, and hope to not have to learn while I earn how the door comes off.  Manual or advice from those familiar with this one would be much appreciated!

Offline scrapiron

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Re: Door hinge replacement on Bosch HMC80251UC/01
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2018, 03:36:59 PM »
Here's a manual.

Offline johnboy3

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Re: Door hinge replacement on Bosch HMC80251UC/01
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2018, 08:11:59 AM »
Thanks for the reply, I wonder if that hinge holder is supposed to be made by the tech, or included with the hinge?  The hinge I got had been opened, and holder was not included.  Did manage to get job done, though!

Offline perceptor

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Re: Door hinge replacement on Bosch HMC80251UC/01
« Reply #3 on: September 26, 2018, 03:18:12 PM »
Hello,

How did you remove the door? and were you able to find the spring attached to the hinge separately?

I have a broken spring on the right side that I want to replace, but I can't find the part or the instructions apart form the hinge only.

Any suggestions/pointers?

Thanks.

Offline johnboy3

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Re: Door hinge replacement on Bosch HMC80251UC/01
« Reply #4 on: September 26, 2018, 09:08:13 PM »
The hinge comes with the spring.  You get to make your own holders, dimensions in the manual.  I found it to be a pain to work on and would turn one down in the future.  Good luck?!

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Re: Door hinge replacement on Bosch HMC80251UC/01
« Reply #5 on: September 26, 2018, 09:51:59 PM »
I just spent two hours on opening the plastic inside the door. It's absolutely painful. I agree. I have given up. Will have to call a technician now. This appears simple but very difficult.

BTW, where did you get "holders" to keep the hinges open while putting door back? That's another painful task.

Offline johnboy3

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Re: Door hinge replacement on Bosch HMC80251UC/01
« Reply #6 on: September 27, 2018, 07:56:21 AM »
Made the holders out of a piece of steel stock, the dimensions are in the manual mentioned earlier in this thread.  I think the worst part of the job was the customer watching over my shoulder, trying to see if I was damaging anything!!!

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Re: Door hinge replacement on Bosch HMC80251UC/01
« Reply #7 on: September 27, 2018, 08:02:57 AM »
I am surely not that handy so I would have to leverage someone like yours expertise :(

Offline jkbasel

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Re: Door hinge replacement on Bosch HMC80251UC/01
« Reply #8 on: June 29, 2019, 08:47:44 AM »
How do you remove the plastic cover so you can access the hinges?
The manual does not mention that.
Thanks,
John