Question about Microwave Ovens
The area along the upper-right side where the air vent is located is extremely small, and the fuse is very difficult to access.
What is the easiest way to change the fuse? I prefer not to take this to a service repair facility, where they would charge $20 to change a $3.00 fuse.
Is it really necessary to disassemble half of the inside components?
Fuse is usually by the power supply and magnatron. Best not but usually on heavy side of the unit
Posted on Sep 04, 2017
A microwave casing can be removed and almost full access to the electronics with about 6 screws.... make sure to unplug it from the wall first.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Sounds like your damper (flap) outside is working, and that's probably the first thing to check. Wind may be also pulling the damper open from time to time. Hopefully the pipe fitting is sealed, and the pipe is insulated anywhere it runs through any unheated portion of the house. Some amount of cold air getting in will be unavoidable. The best bet next might be to look over the two pages in the installation instructions that deal with outside venting. If you don't have the installation instructions, you can get a copy here: http://www.geappliances.com/service_and_support/literature/ Then if you don't notice any obvious problems with the installation, it may be time to contact the installer for their two cents.
Posted on Feb 05, 2007
there's no obvious removable cover over the bulb (and the owner's
manual doesn't address it) some disassembly may be required.
Always unplug a microwave before removing or installing any bulbs.
The screws you need to remove should be pretty obvious, but a special driver (such as a T20H type or GTXH20-100) may be needed.
Be sure to put all the screws back in the right holes, since some may be special grounding screws.
Bulbs can be had in most grocery stores, hardware stores, home improvement centers, and big box or department stores.
Many models use halogen lamps. You must not touch the new one with your bare skin, as the oils will shorten the bulb life.
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Posted on Oct 20, 2008
http://shared.whirlpoolcorp.com/product_literature/search_results.jsp?searchTerm=KEMS307DBS&siteCd=KAD#parts_list HEY ANDYCOOL,GO TO THIS LINK IT'LL SHOW YOU ANYTHING YOUR HEART DESIRES ABOUT THIS UNIT(DRAWINGS,USER MANUAL,PARTS LIST,INSTALLATION GUIDE,ECT.)SORRY BUT FROM THE LOOKS OF IT YOUR GONNA HAVE TO PULL THAT PUPPY.BUT YOU BE THE JUDGE OF THAT.GOOD LUCK,HOPE THIS HELPS!!!!
Posted on Nov 08, 2008
Galanz's website seems to be useless. I tried finding information but kept being told "no data available." So while I can't tell you where to find the manual, here's something to try. Most microwaves get put into lock by pressing and holding one of the buttons for longer than normal, or by pressing one of the buttons several times in a row. Some ovens use the TIMER button. It won't be one of the number keys, but one of the function buttons. So start with a button, press and hold it for at least 5 seconds before you let go. If nothing happens then try another button. If that doesn't solve the problem, then try pressing each function key several times before moving on to the next one. If that still doesn't get it going, maybe a store in your area that sells Galanz will take a look at the book for you. The process should be the same for any similar model.
Posted on Nov 11, 2008
Tips for a great answer:
Unplug the oven and unfasten the cabinet body, using a screwdriver. The body should be attached along the back as well as along the sides or bottom.
Slide the cabinet body back slightly to clear any internal brackets, then lift it off.
Clean the oven, using a vacuum with plastic crevice attachment. Vacuum the fan and other internal parts, then vacuum the vents underneath the oven, on the back and inside the chamber.
Reassemble the oven and plug it in.
Fill a small bowl with a 50-50 mixture of water and white vinegar, then set it in the oven and turn the oven on high for 5 minutes. When the mixture boils, it will remove stubborn smells inside the vents and loosen food particles on the oven walls.
Wipe down the oven walls with a clean sponge.
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