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How do i remove the vent cover on my hotpoint microwave model rvm1435wk01

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You did not note your Make and Model. As there are many different types, all I can give you are basic directions.
First make sure the Power Cord is UN-PLUGGED from the wall.

1. Remove the Top Vent Grille Cover. There are screws holding this on, either Three you can see (one on each side and one in the center), or Open the Door and look for screws at the top of the Frame that go Up Into the grille.
2. Look in cabinet above unit for screws that hold unit up. Usually two (one on each side, front), can be more. Remove.
3. Look where Top Vent Grille Cover was removed. There should be a Long Screw or Screw-Type Lock at each( top) corner. These hold the unit tight on the Wall-Mount Plate. Remove. You should have HELP at this point as you will slide the unit forward until it comes clear of the Support Arms.
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Posted on Feb 01, 2008

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SOURCE: What is the cardboard cover inside my microwave for?

It may not be cardboard - it may be a material called mica which is located over where the magnetron is located in the unit. This is a protective cover and if it is what I think it is, do not remove under any circumstances, otherwise you may render the microwave unsafe to use.

Posted on Mar 31, 2009

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SOURCE: WE have a Hotpoint Microwave mounted over the

yes,
you will need to tzke the unit down
look on the back upper middle
you will see your vent fan
open the cover
pull the fan up
and rotate it 90 degrees, but you will need to install a vent for it
you can also turn it 180 degrees if you on an outside wall and the ven is directly behind the machine

Posted on Oct 26, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a microwave oven of model:17PM-MEC of IFB

A thin layer of???

Is this a clear plastic cover in place to protect the finish? If so, remove it.

Probably best top remove it. Did you check your oven documentation?

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Posted on Dec 11, 2009

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pull the fan up
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