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How do i change the light bulb in my Kenmore Elite Microwave

I remember seeing a light in there when we bought it but now nothing. I cannot tell how to get to the bulb.

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  • Bill Moerdyk Dec 24, 2008

    Thanks for the help. Light is replaced.

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If it is like a microwave I had, you have to take the whole cover off. Just make sure it is unplugged before undoing the screws.

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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 can often also affect the exhaust fan, cooling fan, turntable, and/or inside light operation, too.

Details of our service are at our Web site, along with a video showing how to remove a typical over the range control panel assembly in under 5 minutes.

Feel free to contact me directly with your brand, full model number and symptoms.

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

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