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How to get access to change the bulbs on a he6tix hood hotpoint

I don't want to break anything so can you tell me how to get access to the bulbs so that i don't break the plastic cover

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SOURCE: Hotpoint hood microwave combo/ since changing

We see (and repair) this a lot. The problem is on the control panel, which we regularly repair nationwide by mail for $39.95 postpaid in about a week or so.

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.

William E. Miller
prototech@usa.net
http://www.microwavedisplay.com

Posted on Dec 27, 2009

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

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We see (and repair) this a lot. The problem is on the control panel, which we regularly repair nationwide by mail for $39.95 postpaid in about a week or so.

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

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