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How do i change a fuse in a kitchenaid overhead microwave

It seems to be stuck and I can't figure out how to un-mount it from between the cabinets. I un-did the bolts in the small cabinet above but it is still stuck there.

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  • marielaura2 Jan 03, 2009

    Thank you for taking the time to respond. I had the panel removed but didn't realize there was a handle. Thank you for saving me from ripping the thing from the wall studs! See how simple it is when you know what you're doing?!
    Laura


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The solution to get to the lock handle is correct when you need to unmount the microwave from under/between cabinets -- however to replace the internal fuse you simply need to remove the control panel in the front. To do this remove the louver (pulls off) and remove the one screw at the top of the control panel. Remove the control panel carefully as there are many wires and it won't pull that far out but far enough to get to the fuse which is located on the left about half way up. You can then replace the internal fuse and hopefully that solves your problem!

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Hi,
My overhead samsung microwave oven working but I smell something like rubber, what can be wrong?
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Hello,On the front of the microwave above the door is a louvered panel. You need to remove the panel ( usually it just pulls straight off ) and inside on the left you will see a metal rod that's bent 90 degrees. That is the lock handle. While lifting on the front of the microwave pull that handle out to release the lock. The front of the microwave will tilt down, you may have to help it start tipping. Once the microwave is tipped down you have to lift the back that is against the wall to unhook it from the wall mounting panel. Be careful to feed the power cord through the cabinet hole as your lowering it. Good luck and let me know how this works.

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