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How do i replace bulb

I need to wist it or what?treplace bulb but can't get it out. Have removed translucent panel on te inside but bulb won't budge. Do I pull it,

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They usually screw out like a table lamps bulb. I hope this helps solve your problem, if so please give a fixya rating, Thanks in advanced.
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Replaced the bulbs underneath now they won`t turn off


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.

The lights can can be inoperable or stuck on or stuck in "night light" mode. Sometimes this will similarly affect the fan operation or inside light, too.
The problem is on the controller assembly, which I regularly repair. Details are here.

I also have a video available showing how to remove a typical over the range control panel assembly in under 5 minutes.

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

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How do i gain access to the bulb to replace it?


I assume you're talking about the light that is inside the microwave & not the cook top light. Unplug unit. Normally your microwave will have a plastic or metal panel on the top front or back of the unit. (The bulb is not always changed from the inside of the unit.) Simply remove the few screws that hold the panel on & remove it. This should give you simple access to the bad bulb. Replace bulb then reassemble. Some free standing units require the entire outside enclosure be removed.
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The inside light bulb that works when the door opens and food is cooking is burned out, I have the new bulb but don't know where to replace it.


Brand and model would help but I'll guess at this. If micro is a wall hung unit over the range, you usually need to remove the top grill assembly above the door. Then look inside directly above the area where the bulb is located. You should see a metal cover with usually 1 screw in it to remove. Once screw is out that metal plate usually pulls forward and upward to reveal the bulb and socket. Replace bulb and reverse procedure to assemble.
If the micro is a counter top model---the complete outer case usually needs removed if you don't see a small access door by the bulb. Remove all screws around back edge and any screws in the side panels---then lift back edge and pull outer case rearward to remove.

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The lamp of won't work


follow the steps and fix it. God bless you

ight Bulb


If the microwave light bulb is not working it is usually located behind the upper grille and behind an access panel, and above the lower panel. On counter top units you will need to remove the outer cover to get to the bulb. If that doesn't solve the problem check the on-off switch, and control board





Main Control Board

If the microwave light bulb is not working check the light bulbs, sockets and wiring. If they are good the main control board might be defective.


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Light Bulb Socket

If the microwave light bulb is not working and a new light bulb doesn't solve the problem, the light bulb socket might be burned out and need to be replaced.

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Two lamps and turnable motor won't work, i already replace new bulb


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 with a one year guarantee.

At our Web site, you can get details of our service, plus we have a video available showing how to remove a typical over the range control panel assembly in under 5 minutes.

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.

The lights can can be inoperable or stuck on or stuck in "night light" mode. Sometimes this will similarly affect the fan operation or inside light, too.

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

Sep 07, 2011 | Microwave Ovens

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How to change light bulb in microwave


Ensure the microwave is un-plugged.
The procedure differs depending on the microwave.
Some microwaves will have a glass panel covering the bulb which can be unclipped or unscrewed from the inside of the oven or there may be an access panel on the outside. On other ovens the complete outer shell has to be removed to get at the bulb. Bulbs can normally be unscrewed but sometimes you need to push and twist anti-clockwise to remove.
When you have replaced the bulb, ensure that all panels and screws are replaced securely.

Sep 05, 2011 | Microwave Ovens

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Removing light bulbs - HOW?


First of all, please be sure your oven is unplugged!

If the filament shorts, or if the bulbs are removed or installed without first unplugging the oven, it can cause damage to the controller board reuslitng in lights that don't work or that won't shut off.

But back to your bulb removal problem... They are often tacked in place with hot glue.

If you can heat it up a bit with a hair dryer, it may soften the glue enough that you can unscrew the base with a good pair of needle nose pliers.

It may be helpful to out the tips of the pliers inside the bulb socket, spread the handles apart, then turn while holding the handles out.

Tubular 40-watt bulbs (40T6 1/2 /2), available in supermarkets and hardware stores, may also be used for replacements.

We're happy to help and we appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

May 24, 2008 | Hotpoint RVM1425 Microwave Oven

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Replacement cooktop light bulbs


look inside for a removable panel for access to the lamps. consult your instruction manual.

Dec 28, 2007 | GE JVM1650 1000 Watts Microwave Oven

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Kenmore 62709 Microwave


The 5-digit number above is not a complete model number.

If you can post the full model number I can probably give you a link to the explode view, or you can find it here: http://www3.sears.com (the 3 is correct)

Manufacturers used to include access panels in the rear or side so you could easily change the bulb. That exposed the customer to 110V connectors, and that posed a real liability threat, so they stopped using them.

You now must generally remove the outer cover to replace the bulb.

In many over-the-range models, that can mean having to take the oven down from the wall! For safety's sake, that should be a two-person job and it's really helpful if you have your original installation instructions to do this.

Many models use one halogen lamp to illuminate the cooktop and another to illuminate the cavity. You must not touch them with your bare skin as the oils will shorten the bulb life.

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