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Whirlpool over range microwave making clicking noise

Clicking noise coming from the stirrer motor on top - have taken apart & isolated it to that for sure. sometimes becomes intermittent after a few minutes running & sometimes actually goes away but then does same thing when used again after sitting a few hours. does this just need to be replaced? and is there anything other than taken old one out & putting new one in to be aware of? alignment or?

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You just need to replace the stirrer motor and be sure it is "meshing" with the stirrer.

You can find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here.

There should be a "mini-manual" (tech sheet) hidden inside the unit behind the control panel or hidden on the left side behind the grille, which is very helpful when troubleshooting, testing, and locating components.

At our Web site, we have a video available showing how to remove a typical over the range control panel assembly in under 5 minutes.

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