Question about Whirlpool MH1150XM Convection/Microwave Oven
Replaced the cooking light bulb several days ago...yesterday a loud pop and the light was out. Microwave functioning as normal, just without that light. I took it apart and line tested all the way to a thermal fuse? Not sure what you call it, it looks cylindrical, almost like a watch battery from underneath. It's mounted on the panel above the cooking light. I assume it can't be bypassed. Can one order this part and replace it? Thanks.
Whirlpool microwave - model #MH1150XM
Just did further testing...I stated incorrectly before, appears to be one/both relays for this light
Posted on Nov 12, 2008
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The problem may be on the control panel, which we regularly repair nationwide for $39.95 postpaid.
This light failure often occurs when a bulb goes out and the filament shorts, or when the bulbs are removed or installed without first unplugging the oven from the power line. Either can cause such a failure on the controller.
This often can affect the exhaust fan operation, too. The lights and fan can be inoperable or stuck on.
If you or a friend decide to look into it, we have critical safety information and disassembly information at our site, linked here on Fixya:
You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here: http://tinyurl.com/gv383
Oct 13, 2007 | GE JVM2070 Microwave Oven
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