Question about GE Profile PT970 30" Built-In Double Electric Microwave/Convection Oven, Sensor Cook, Precise Air
Lamp burned out
If it is at all like a plain microwave oven, you will have to remove the screw for the cover to access the insides and likely will find that the light is not a simple screw-in bulb but a sealed package with a spare of spade terminals on top. It may be held in by one or more screws.
It is possible that this could be like a new conventional oven where you have to remove a light cover inside the cavity to access the bulb and change it
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Your post has two distinct model numbers shown, so it's hard to be precise, but I'll try my best.
You can usually find helpful exploded view diagrams and order parts by entering your full model number here: http://tinyurl.com/gv383
I have a diagram at my site which helps you find & replace many GE cooktop and cavity light bulbs. Other models are similar. It's at
Always unplug a microwave before removing or installing any bulbs!
If it's an over the range type, remove the vent grille across the top and see if bulbs can be accessed there.
There may be a panel on the bottom covering the light(s), too.
If not, chances are you'll have to remove it from the wall, then remove the outer cover.
Many models use halogen lamps. You must not touch the new one with your bare skin, as the oils will shorten the bulb life.
If yours is an Advantium type, the following instructable should help: http://www.instructables.com/id/SZFF4WSF44XYT8X/?comments=all
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Posted on Jun 08, 2008
You'll need to remove the outer cover (wrapper) to get to the bulb.
Always unplug a microwave before removing or installing any bulbs.
See these links before proceeding:
The screws you need to remove should be pretty obvious, but a special driver (such as a T20H type or GTXH20-100) may be needed.
Be sure to put all the screws back in the right holes, since some may be special grounding screws.
You can find an exploded view showing the the lamp assembly (location refer# 280) here.
You can order the lamp assembly by entering your full model number here. It is part # WB36X951.
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Posted on Jan 18, 2009
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Replacement of the
lamp should be carried out by a qualified appliance repair service.
SAFETY IS PARAMOUNT!
this only if you are competent.
But here is a basic method if you are
mechanically minded and have electrical safety knowledge.
The lamp is sat in a housing and its
position is adjacent to the vent holes that it shines through.
If you feel confident, disconnect it from the mains power, remove anything in the cavity.
Remove the microwave cover. Purchasing a new replacement lamp will be useful as it will give you an idea of what it looks like. Locate the dead lamp remove the lamp and fit the new one. Replace the covers. Plug it back in and try the lamp by opening the door.
Hope this helps.
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