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The light burned out in my G E Microwave Oven with browner, model no. jes13845f 06. Can I get a new bulb and replace it myself?

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I'm assuming that's model number JES1384SF06.

The bulb is an assembly on this model, and it can only be removed with the outer cover off.

See http://www.microwavedisplay.com/disassembly.txt

I have attached an excerpt of the exploded view below. It is located atop the plastic holder where the door switches are located.

The GE part number is WB36X951 and you can find it many places, including here.

We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

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