Replace a broken plastic door latch on a microwave with a metal one

Appliance Repair Troubleshooting QuestionsCategory: MicrowavesReplace a broken plastic door latch on a microwave with a metal one
Justin asked 4 years ago
I have a Whirlpool Microwave Rangehood.

One of the door latch tabs (on the door) snapped off yesterday.

I cannot find a replacement but was wondering if I fabricated a piece out of metal if it would cause any issues?