Well, the front of the door to our Whirlpool double oven, bought in '09, has fallen off twice in the last week.
First time, it was in the middle of the self- cleaning feature and the entire front of the house was hot as hell, so I turned it off, the handle came off in my hand, and the front of the door hit the floor, leaving a gouge 1/2 inch deep and an inch long. Freaked me out and once it cooled off, took me over an hour to figure out how to put it back together.
THEN, it happened again tonight!! THIS time the door landed on the TOP OF
MY FOOT!!!! Yowza!!!
So, by now, I'm a pro, BUT, because those screws are (teeny weenie black ones) at the inside top if the door are soo short, they couldn't reach the interior frame.
But, I had another problem- those two little u-shaped "trays" that the door itself rests in are held in place by yet other teeny weenie screws, and the one on the right hand side was screwed in crooked. I had to get on my knees to compare the two because I wasn't having a problem with the one on the left hand side, that's when I discovered the crooked screw.
Out to the shed to get the smallest needle nose pliars I could find and screwed it in, also found two much longer screws for the top of the door.
So help me God, if that !&£#?¥! door falls and hits my 3 legged toy poodle (7lbs) I am going to sue the shit out of them. As a matter of fact, I am writing them a certified letter tomorrow putting their legal department "on notice".
I have NEVER, EVER heard of a damn oven door falling off, but apparently it's fairly common these days!!!!!
Good luck everyone!!
We only have one K-Mart here in Memphis and I think 3 Sears store are left. They are certainly NOT what they built their reputation on!!!