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I need to replace the control panel on our Jenn-Air JMC8127DD Microwave oven. I have removed the clip screw & lowered the clip approx 1/4 inch. How do I proceed from here inorder to remove and access behind the face plate? thanks

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First of all, what are the symptoms? Please reply back and I'll be happy to share my thoughts.

Many parts can be accessed without removing the oven from the wall by just removing the control panel.

You need to be sure the cord is unplugged, then you remove the vent grille that runs across the top.

Then you'll see a screw holding the control panel in place. Once that screw is out, you can lift out and out carefully to separate the control panel form the chassis.

If you pull any wires off the control panel, mark and/or photograph them first to be sure you get them ALL back in the right place.

There may also be a "mini-manual" hidden inside the unit behind the control panel, which is very helpful when troubleshooting.

Before you start, we have *critical* safety & disassembly info at our site. You'll find a link to our site in our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

While they don't have their installation instructions online, the owner's manual is online here.

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Posted on Mar 31, 2008

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SOURCE: Jenn-Air Microwave Bulb and Filters Inaccessible - Design Flaw - Help!

It's not a design flaw. The microwave was incorrectly mounted.

The installation instructions (installation kit) included a template for proper alignment of the microwave on the cabinetry.

If it had been aligned with the template, the two top grill screws would be easily accessible.

The grille must be removed to access the lights and the charcoal filters, which should be changed every 6-12 months if they are used.

If they are in place and not changed regularly, critical ventilation and cooling can be affected.

Your owner's manual can be downloaded free here, and it shows you how to change the bulbs and filter.

It will have to be remounted properly.

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Posted on Nov 08, 2008

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SOURCE: how do i remove a built-in jenn-air microwave?

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.

If you don't find yours, or if you want to look at it without disassembling the oven, you can download it here.

If not, try here.

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

If the fuse is good, it may be the magnetron thermal cutout (TCO or thermostat) or the oven cavity thermal cutout (TCO or thermostat).

Feel free to contact me directly (and please remind me of your full model number) for more information & help.

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Posted on Jan 09, 2009

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SOURCE: Jenn-Air JMC7000 Microwave stop working

I have the same unit and age the JMC7000 everything appeared normal on the display and countdown etc...But it would not heat,I trouble shooted the problem and discovered it was a faulty door switch I replaced it and it works like new again.I ordered the part from www.repairclinic.com it's an easy fix.and costs a few bucks...

Posted on Feb 06, 2009

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SOURCE: I have the Jenn-Air microwave

Most microwaves are similar in design, and here is how for a GE, which will most likely apply to the Jenn Air:
http://forum.appliancepartspros.com/microwave-repair/84864-microwave-lightbulb-replacement.html
This site explains the process:
http://forum.appliancepartspros.com/microwave-repair/165-microwave-interior-light-bulb-replacement.html
To discharge the cap, you can touch an insulated screwdriver across it's terminals, but just avoid the contacts and you will be fine.
Sorry to have to relay tough news, but how this helps you repair it.

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