Question about Microwave Ovens
I'm a kitchen remodeler, and I've seen this problem with Kenmores (so it probably exists with some other brands too. The ones I have seen have the typical bolts through the top, but there's more. The flat mounting plate on the wall has an protruding piece that fits well into the body of the microwave when the unit is slid into place. It has a threaded hole in the end of the extension, and the sheet metal screw or bolt that goes into this is causing your anguish. To access this, you must remove the top front louvers (maybe some other trim plates as well). You'll eventually find the bolt that unscrews with a horizontal screwdriver. Chris Harrison, Richmond Refacing.
Posted on Apr 05, 2009
I had the same problem with removing a old Kenmore under cabinet microwave.
You have to remove the grill above the microwave door, three small phillips head screws.Once removed there are two slotted long screws that attatch to the back plate.Unscrew the two screws and the microwave will drop right down like on a hinge.
Posted on Jun 11, 2010
Hi there - just figured out how to get mine out. Here is what I did. There are two screws at the top under the faceplate. There is brace on each side with 2 screws on the bottom and one facing out. Remove the two that face out. Next look under the unit and there is a brass looking cover with 2 more screws. Mine had writing on it about servicing professionally. Remove that two screws, the two power connections and the unit should slip right out.
Posted on Oct 08, 2007
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jan 29, 2016 | Danby Microwave Ovens
on Apr 04, 2010 | Microwave Ovens
May 26, 2012 | Kenmore 63662 / 63664 / 63669 Microwave...
May 28, 2011 | Microwave Ovens
Feb 16, 2010 | Magic Chef CMV1000B Microwave Oven
Aug 04, 2009 | Microwave Ovens
Apr 27, 2009 | Amana MVH220E Microwave Oven
Mar 24, 2017 | GE Profile Spacemaker Over-the-Range...
Aug 27, 2008 | Microwave Ovens
Aug 19, 2008 | GE Spacemaker JVM1640SJ Microwave Oven
1,840 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!