You sir are a genius and thanks for posting a timely update with pictures.
I just finished replacing hinges on my microwave and can share few things:
1. If you call Bosch, they will tell you hinges are not available for this microwave and you have to replace the whole door.
2. These part numbers are correct. To make life easier, I ordered two hinge holders as well from Bosch. At 10$ a piece, they are pricey but figured since service manual recommends the use of it, I should try them. They are basically, a square piece of plastic to hold hinges in place when taking the door on/off.
3. The biggest challenge is removing the back plastic trim on the door which exposes the screws. The plastic trim is held in with tabs and many will break. Using a thin knife or trim removal tools, you can apply pressure at the right point to save most of them.
4. Pay attention to how the trim around the glass frame is held in place. It is a pain to put back. I almost considered using a glue to hold in place but in the end, was patient enough to put it all back together.
5. Each hinge has a long metal piece underneath it. Don't remove it, it will fall off or easily come out when door is installed back in the microwave.
Overall, this microwave has been down too many times, so, starting thinking of replacement while it still works and swap out when it fails next.
good luck and appreciate this posting.
I know this is an old topic. But I think somebody may benefit from my experience.
Finally both of the hinges broke on the microwave. Order the two replacement parts
Left Hinge: Bosch 00631517
Right Hinge: Bosch 00631518
I made a hinge holder with wood panels before I took down the door. They keep the hinges in open position.
Taking off the plastic cover took a while, and I broke a few holders on the top of the door.
I used mobile phone opening tools from ifix.com. Started on one corner on the side and worked my way around.
The top of door is super hard to take apart and I applied force to open it.
Replacing the hinge itself is super easy. Unscrew the glass panel and flip it around to access the hinge mount.
I also struggled a bit when I put the plastic cover back. the rubber seal won't stay in place.
Finally, it's the step to put the door back. I hooked the hole on the hinge with some string and tied it to a post.
Then pull the door away to open the hinge and insert my wood hinge holder.
The rest is easy. wiggle the door back on the over and remove the hinge holders.